Zostera marina var. angustifolia Hornemann 1816

Publication Details
Zostera marina var. angustifolia Hornemann 1816: 3, pl. MDI [1501]

Published in: Hornemann, J.W. (1816). [Flora danica] Vol. 9, fasc. 26. pp. 1-8, Plates MDI-MDLX. Havniae [Copenhagen].

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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 marina Linnaeus.

Type Information
Type locality: "sinu Othiniensi" [Odense Fjord, Denmark]; (Hartog 1972: 150) Holotype: C; (Hartog 1972: 150)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023

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