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Zostera oceanica Linnaeus 1767

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Zosteraceae
Genus Zostera

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Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain; seedling cultured in tanks from seed. Seedling is 10 months old.. 23 Feb 2010. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain; fruits collected at the beach. 29 Apr 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Portals Vells, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain; 6m depth on a sandy bottom. 25 Feb 2007. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Portals Vells, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. 01 Apr 2007. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
ortals Vells, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain; taken at a depth of 5m growing over sandy substrate.. 24 Feb 2007. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Portals Vells, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain; coralline algal epiphytes on leaves. 24 Feb 2007. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Ibiza; fruit open in half with seed; image taken under magnifying glass.. 16 Apr 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain; fruits collected at the beach. 29 Apr 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es). © Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es).

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Audouinella byssacea (Kützing) J.H.Price

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile La Manga, Murcia, Spain
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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).

Synonym(s)
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References
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Konig, C. (1805). Addition to M. Carrolini's treatise on Zostera oceanica L.. In: . ( Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-99. London: Konig & Sims.
K[önig], C. [=K.D.] (1805). Addition to M. Cavolini's treatise on Zostera oceanica L. Annals of Botany 2: 91-97.

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