Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham
Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham 1878: 180
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepilaena is .
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Zannichellia cylindrocarpa Koernicke
Type locality: "Australia felix" (Robertson 1984: 78). Type: F. Mueller n. 52; Herb. Berlin (presumed destroyed). (Robertson 1984: 78). Notes: Robertson (1984: 78) notes that “Australia Felix” was used broadly to denote the area of grasslands and coastline of southern Victoria from Melbourne westwards to Portland.
In marine estuaries; in areas influenced by tides but not exposed to open seas; also in fresh to brackish to saline inland waters, in swamps and lakes (Robertson 1984). - (24 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a Marine/Freshwater species.
Source of current name
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.
Created: 22 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 16 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2019.