Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile 1813

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile

Current name: Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Ibiza; fruit open in half with seed; image taken under magnifying glass. - 16 April 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (eduardo.infantes@uib.es)

Publication Details
Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile 1813: 78

Published in: Delile, A.R. (1813). Description de l'Égypte our recueile et des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, publié par les orderes de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.Histoire naturelle. Tom. Second. Histoire naturelle. Vol. 2 (fasc. 1) pp. [i-v], [1-144]. Paris: Imprimerie Impériale.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Posidonia is Posidonia caulinii K.D.Koenig.

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

Zostera oceanica Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

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