Zostera nodosa Ucria 1793

Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson

Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) AschersonBahia de Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain; seeds collected at 3 m depth in a Cymodocea nodosa meadow. - 15 March 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es)

Publication Details
Zostera nodosa Ucria 1793: 256

Published in: Ucria B. da (1793). Plantae ad Linnaeanum opus addendae et secundum Linnaei systema noviter descriptae a patre Bernardino da Ucria. Nuova raccolta di opuscoli di autori siciliani. Tomo VI. . Palermo: Solli.

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 Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson.

Type Information
Type locality: Sicily; (Ucria 1793: 256) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020; 176): [icon] “Alga gramineo folio, triphylla, sarmentis Vitis” in Cupani, Panphyt. Sicul. 2: t. 191. 1713 [Fig. 1]. – Epitype (designated Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020; 176): Greece, Karpathos, Lefkos, 35°35'30.9"N, 27°04'15.4"E, 31 Jul 2002, O. Seberg & S. Diemar s.n. (C [barcode C10103594]! [Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: fig. 2]).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 05 June 2020

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