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Zostera nana Roth 1827

Publication details
Zostera nana Roth 1827: 8

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1827). Enumeratio plantarum phaenogamarum in Germania sponte nascentium Pars prima, sectio prior [posterior]. . Lipsiae [Leipzig]: sumtibus J.F. Gleditsch.
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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 Zostera noltei Hornemann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Seoane-Camba, J. (1965). Estudios sobre las algas bentónicas en la costa sur de la Península Ibérica (litoral de Cádiz). Investigacion Pesquera 29: 3-216.

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Milkova, T., Petkova, R., Christov, R., Popov, S. & Dimitrova-Konaklieva, S. (1995). Comparative study of the chemical composition of Zostera marina L. and Zostera nana Roth from the Black Sea. Botanica Marina 38: 99-101, 3 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.

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