Zostera oceanica Linnaeus 1767

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile

Current name: Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain; fruits collected at the beach - 29 April 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es)

Publication Details
Zostera oceanica Linnaeus 1767: 123

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Mantissa plantarum Generum editionis VI. et specierum editionis II. pp. [1]-142 + index. [Holmiae]: [Impensis direct. Laurentiis Salvii].

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zostera is Zostera marina Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

Created: 09 June 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 June 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 June 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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