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Halophila capricorni Larkum

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila

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Halophila capricorni Larkum
Heron Island, Queensland; scale 250 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halophila capricorni Larkum
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Achnanthes lemmermannii Hustedt

Halophila capricorni Larkum Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Halophila capricorni Larkum 1995: 320, figs 1-4

Published in: Larkum, A.W.D. (1995). Halophila capricorni (Hydrocharitaceae): a new species of seagrass from the Coral Sea. Aquatic Botany 51(3-4): 319-328, fig. 4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Steve's Bommie, One Tree Reef, Capricornia Section, Great Barrier Reef, Australia" [Queensland] (Larkum 1995: 320). Holotype: A.W.D. Larkum; 13 November 1990; NSW 299286 (Larkum 1995: 320).

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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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References
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Larkum, A.W.D. (1995). Halophila capricorni (Hydrocharitaceae): a new species of seagrass from the Coral Sea. Aquatic Botany 51(3-4): 319-328, fig. 4.

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