Halophila okinawensis J.Kuo 2006
Halophila okinawensis J.Kuo in Kuo & al. 2006: 144, figs. 7, 14
Published in: Kuo, J., Kanamoto, Z., Iizumi, H. & Mukai, H. (2006). Seagrasses of the Genus Halophila Thouars (Hydrocharitaceae) from Japan. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 57(2): 129-154, 15 figures.
Publication date: 2006
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Steudel ex Doty & B.C.Stone.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Uchimura et al. (2008), H. nipponica, H. okinawensis and H. gaudichaudii are conspecific. - (17 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Kuo, J. (2020). Taxonomy of the Genus Halophila Thouars (Hydocharitaceae): A Review. Plants 9(12): article 1732 [1-25], 2 figures, 1 table, 24 supplementary figures.
Uchimura, M., Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Inoue, T. & Nakamura, Y. (2008). A reassessment of Halophila species (Hydrocharitaceae) diversity with special reference to Japanese representatives. Botanica Marina 51(4): 258-268.
Created: 17 November 2008 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 30 August 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.