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Heterozostera polychlamys J.Kuo 2005

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


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Heterozostera polychlamys J.Kuo
Nornalup Inlet, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


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Heterozostera polychlamys J.Kuo Nornalup Inlet, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Heterozostera polychlamys J.Kuo 2005: 124

Published in: Kuo, J. (2005). A revision of the genus Heterozostera (Zosteraceae) . Aquatic Botany 81: 97-140.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heterozostera is Heterozostera tasmanica (Martens ex Ascherson) Hartog.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Zostera polychlamys (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & D.H.Les

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Lee, D.H. (2009). New combinations in Zostera (Zosteraceae). Telopea 12: 419-423, no figs.

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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