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Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile 1813

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

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Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Jun 2010. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
La Manga, Murcia, Spain. 13 Jun 2010. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 21 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain. 24 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain. 26 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Marseilles, France, 2011. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Marseilles, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Marseilles, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Marseilles, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile
Marseilles, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile Portals Vells, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain; 6m depth on a sandy bottom
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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.

Basionym
Zostera oceanica Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zostera oceanica Linnaeus 1767

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Posidonia caulinii K.D.Koenig 1805

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ballesteros, E., Cebrian, E., Garcia-Rubies, A., Alcoverro, T., Romero, J. & Font, X. (2005). Pseudovivipary, a new form of asexual reproduction in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 48: 175-177.

Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

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References
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Alcoverro, T., Pérez, M. & Romero, J. (2004). Importance of within-shoot epiphyte distribution for the carbon budget of seagrasses: the example of Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 47: 307-312, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Balestri, E. & Vallerini, F. (2003). Interannual variability in flowering of Posidonia oceanica in the north-western Mediterranean Sea, and relationships among shoot-age and flowering. Botanica Marina 46: 525-530.
Ballesteros, E. (1984). El subestrat algal de l'herbei de Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile se Cala Gat (Ne de Mallorca). Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat. (Sect. Bot. 5) 51: 31-33.
Ballesteros, E., Cebrian, E & Alcoverro, T. (2007). Mortality of shoots of Posidonia oceanica following meadow invasion by the red alga Lophocladia lallemandii. Botanica Marina 50(1): 8-13.
Ballesteros, E., Cebrian, E., Garcia-Rubies, A., Alcoverro, T., Romero, J. & Font, X. (2005). Pseudovivipary, a new form of asexual reproduction in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 48: 175-177.
Battiato, A., Cinelli, F., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Mazzella, L. (1982). Studio preliminare della macroflora epifita della Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile di una Prateria di Ischia (Golfo di Napoli)(Potamogetonaceae, Helobiae). Naturalista sicil. SIV, 1: 15-27.
Bédhomme, A. L., Thélin, I. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (1983). Mesure de la production primaire des feuilles de Posidonia oceanica : modifications de la méthode de Zieman. Botanica Marina 26: 35-43.
Belzunce, M., Navarro, R.M. & Rapoport, H.F. (2008). Posidonia oceanica seeds from drift origin: viability, germination and early plantlet development. Botanica Marina 51: 1-9.
Bernard, P. & Pesando, D. (1989). Antibacterial and antifungal activity of extracts from the rhizomes of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile. Botanica Marina 32: 85-88.
Boudouresque, C.-F. (1974). Recherches de bionomie analytique structurale et expérimentale sur les peuplements benthiques sciaphiles de Méditerranée occidentale (fraction algale): le peuplement épiphyte des rhizomes de posidonies (Posidonia oceanica Delile). Bulletin Museum Histoire Naturelle Marseille 34: 269-283.
Bricout, J., Boudouresque, C.-F., Giraud, G. & Panayotidis, P. (1980). Le rapport 13C/12C chez Posidonia oceanica et Cymodocea nodosa. Trav sci Parc nation Port-Cros Fr 6: 289-292.
Buia, M.C., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Mazzella, L. (1985). Osservazioni sulla struttura delle praterie di Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile di Capo Passero (Siracusa) e studio della macroflora epifita delle foglie. Boll. Accad. Gioenia Sci. Nat. 18: 463-484.
Buia, M.C., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Mazzella, L. (1989). Posidonia oceanica off Capo Passero (Sicily, Italy): leaf phenology and leaf algal epiphytic community. International workshop on Posidonia beds 2: 127-143.
Calmet, D., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Meinesz, A. (1988). Memorization of nuclear atmospheric tests by rhizomes and scales of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile. Aquatic Botany 30: 279-294.
Casola, E., Scardi, M., Mazzella, L. & Fresi, E. (1987). Structure of the epiphytic community of Posidonia oceanica leaves in a shallow meadow. P.S.Z.N. I: Mar. Ecol. 8: 285-296.
Cavallini, A., Natali, L., Giordani, T., Polizzi, E., Balestri, E., Cinelli, F., Maserti, B.E. & Ferrara, R. (1995). Cytophotometric and biochemical characterization of Posidonia oceanica L. (Potamogetonaceae) genome. Caryologia 48: 201-209, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Cebrián, J., Enríquez, S., Fortes, M., Agawin, N., Vermaat, J.E. & Duarte, C.M. (1999). Epiphyte accrual in Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile leaves: inplications for light absorption. Botanica Marina 42: 123-128.
Ceccherelli, G. & Cinelli, F. (1999). Effects of Posidonia oceanica canopy on Caulerpa taxifolia size in a north-western Mediterranean bay. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 240: 19-36.
Ceccherelli, G., Cinelli, F. & L. Piazzi (2000). Response of the nonindigennous Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskal) J. Agardh to the native seagrass Posidonia oceanica (L) Delile: effect of density of shoots and orientation of edges of meadows. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 243: 227-240.
Ceccherelli, G., Cinelli, F. & L. Piazzi (2001). The development of Caulerpa racemosa at the margin of Posidonia oceanica. Fourth International Workshop on Caulerpa taxifolia : edit., GIS Posidonie publ., fr.: 376-384.
Cinelli, F. & Salghetti-Drioli, U. (1983). Observations en plonge sur les peuplements a Penicillus capitatus et sur la floraison de Posidonia oceanica de l'ile d'Elbe (Mediterranee occidentale). Rapp Comm int Mer Médit 28: 8.
Cinelli, F., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Mazzella, L. (1984). Epiphytic macroflora of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile leaves around the Island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples). Gis. Posidonie publ. Marseille 1: 91-99.
Colantoni, P., Gallignani, P., Fresi, E. & Cinelli, F. (1982). Patterns of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile beds around the island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples) and in adjacent waters. P S Z N I Marine Ecology 3: 53-74.
Crouzet, A., Boudouresque, C.-F., Meinesz, A. & Pergent, G. (1983). Evidence of the annual character of cyclic changes of Posidonia oceanica scale thickness (erect rhizomes). Rapp Comm int Mer Médit 28: 113-114.
De Stefano, M. & Marino, D. (2001). Comparison of Cocconeis pseudonotata sp. nov. with two closely related species, C. notata and C. diruptoides, from Posidonia oceanica leaves. European Journal of Phycology 36: 295-306.
De Stefano, M., Marino, D. & Mazzella, L. (2000). Marine taxa of Cocconeis on leaves of Posidonia oceanica, including a new species and two new varieties. European Journal of Phycology 35: 225-242.
Figueroa, F.L., Jiménez, C., Viñegla, B., Pérez-Rodríguez, E., Aguilera, J., Flores-Moya, A., Altamirano, M., Lebert, M. & Häder, D.P. (2002). Effects of solar UV radiation of photosynthesis in the marine angiosperm Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile from Southern Spain. Mar. Ecol. Pogr. Ser. 230: 59-70.
Gacia, E., Costalago, D., Prado, P., Piorno, D. & Tomas, F. (2009). Mesograzers in Posidonia oceanica meadows: an update of data on gastropod-epiphyte-seagrass interactions . Botanica Marina 52(5): 439-447.
Giaccone, G. & Calvo, S. (1980). Transplantation of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica (Linneo) Delile. Preliminary results. Biologica Marina e di Oceanografia 10: 207-211.
Giraud, G. (1979). Sur une méthode de mesure et de comptage des structures foliaires de Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile. Bulletin Museum Histoire Naturelle Marseille 39: 33-39.
Giraud, G., Boudouresque, C.-F., Cinelli, F., Fresi, E. & Mazzella, L. (1979). Observations on the prairies of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile around the island of Ischia (Italy). Giornale Botanico Italiano 113: 261-274.
Grignon-Dubois, M. & Rezzonico, B. (2015). Phenolic fingerprint of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica from four locations in the Mediterranean Sea: first evidence for the large predominance of chicoric acid. Botanica Marina 58(5): 379-391.
Guidetti, P., Buia, M.C. & Mazzella, L. (2000). The use of lepidochronology as a tool of analysis of dynamic features in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica of the Adriatic Sea. Botanica Marina 43: 1-9, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Infantes, E., Terrados, J., Orfila, A., Cañellas, B. & Álvares-Ellacuria, A. (2009). Wave energy and the upper depth limit distribution of Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 52(5): 419-427.
Jacquemart, J. & Demoulin, V. (2008). Comparision of the epiphytic macroflora of the Posidonia oceanica leaves in different meadows of the western Mediterranean. Flora Mediterranea 18: 391-420.
Lepoint, G., Dauby, P., Fontaine, M., Bouquegneau, J.-M. & Gobert, S. (2003). Carbon and Nitrogen isotropic ratios of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica: Depth-related variations. Botanica Marina 46: 555-561.
Lepoint, G., Jacquemart, J., Bouquegneau, J.-M., Demoulin, V. & Gobert, S. (2007). Field measurements of inorganic nitrogen uptake by epiflora components of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica (Monocotyledons, Posidoniaceae). Journal of Phycology 43(2): 208-218, 8 figs, 3 tables.
Libes, M. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (1987). Uptake and long-distance transport of carbon in the marine phanerogram Posidonia oceanica. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 38: 177-186.
Libes, M. (1983). Photosynthate transfer in Posidonia oceanica (Marine phanerogam). Rapp Comm int Mer Médit 28: 131-132.
Malea, P. (1993). Bioaccumulation of aluminium in the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Aschers. and Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile and in macroalgae of the Gulf of Antikyra (Greece). Botanica Marina 36: 423-431, 4 figs, 7 tables.
Mateo, M.A., Romero, J., Pérez, M.G., Littler, M.M. & Littler, D.S. (1997). Dynamics of millenary organic deposits resulting from the growth of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 44: 103-110.
Meinesz, A., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Lefevre, J.-R. (1988). A map of the Posidonia oceanica beds of Marina d'Elbu (Corsica, Mediterranean). PSZNI Mar Ecol 9: 243-252.
Meinesz, A., Caye, G., Loquès, F. & Molenaar, H. (1993). Polymorphism and development of Posidonia oceanica transplanted from different parts of the Mediterranean into the National Park of Port-Cros. Botanica Marina 36: 209-216, 2 figs, 3 tables.
Modigh, M., Lorenti, M. & Mazzella, L. (1998). Carbon assimilation in Posidonia oceanica : biotic determinants. Botanica Marina 41: 249-256, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Molenaar, H. & Meinesz, A. (1995). Vegetative reproduction in Posidonia oceanica: survival and development of transplanted cuttings according to different spacings, arrangements and substrates. Botanica Marina 38: 313-322, 11 figs, 7 tables.
Molenaar, H., Meinesz, A. & Caye, G. (1993). Vegetative reproduction in Posidonia oceanica. Survival and development in different morphological types of transplanted cuttings. Botanica Marina 36: 481-488, 3 figs, 4 tables.
Nesti, U., Piazzi, L. & Balata, D. (2009). Variability in the structure of epiphytic assemblages of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica in relation to depth. Marine Ecology 30: 276-287.
Panayotidis, P. & Giraud, G. (1981). Sur un cycle de renouvellement des feuilles de Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile dans le Golfe de Marseille. Vie et Milieu 31: 129-136.
Panayotidis, P. (1979). Étude phytosociologique de deux aspects saisonniers de la flore épiphyte des feuilles de Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile, dans le golfe de Thessaloniki, (Mer Egée, Grèce).. Thalassographica 3: 93-104.
Panayotidis, P., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Marcot-Coqueuginot, J. (1981). Microstructure del'herbier de Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile. Botanica Marina 24: 115-124.
Paul, O., Verlaque, M. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (1984). Étude du contenu digestif de l'oursin regulier Psammechinus microtuberculatus dans l'herbier a Posidonia oceanica de la baie de Port-Cros (Var-France). In: International workshop on Posidonia oceanica beds. (Boudouresque, C.-F., Jeudy De Grissac, A. & Olivier, J. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 365-371. Marseille: G.I.S. Posidonie.
Pellegrini, L. & Pellegrini, M. (1993). Ultrastructural differentiation of the tanniniferous cells in the marine phanerogam Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile. Botanica Marina 36: 179-187, 13 figs.
Pereda-Briones, L., Tomas, F. & Terrados, J. (2018). Field transplantation of seagrass (Posidonia oceanica) seedlings: Effects of invasive algae and nutrients. Marine Pollution Bulletin 134: 160-165.
Pereda-Briones, L., Tomas, F., & Terrados, J. (2017). Field transplantation of seagrass (Posidonia oceanica) seedlings: Effects of invasive algae and nutrients. Mar. Pollut. Bull. [Epub ahead of print] : .
Pergent, G. & Pergent-Martini, C. (1990). Some applications of lepidochronological analysis in the seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 33: 299-310.
Piazzi, L., Acunto, S. & Cinelli, F. (2000). Mapping of Posidonia oceanica beds around Elba Island (western Mediterranean) with integration of direct and indirect methods. Oceanologica Acta 23(3): 339-346.
Piazzi, L., Balata, D. & Cinelli, F. (2002). Epiphytic macroalgal assemblages of Posidonia oceanica rhizomes in the western Mediterranean. European Journal of Phycology 37: 69-76.
Piazzi, L., Balestri, E. & Cinelli, F. (2000). Grazing of inflorescences of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile. Botanica Marina 43: 581-584.
Piazzi, L., Balestri, E., Magri, M. & Cinelli, F. (1998). Experimental transplanting of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile into a disturbed habitat in the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 41: 593-602.
Ranvier, S., Gnassia-Barelli, M., Pergent, G., Capiomont, A. & Roméo, M. (2000). The effect of mercury on glutathione S-transferase activity in the marine phanerogram Posidonia oceanica. Botanica Marina 43: 161-168, 3 figs, 4 tables.
Rende, S.F., Stroobant, M., Santana del Pino, A. & Polifrone, M. (2012). Application of image analysis software to the morphometrics of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile and Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson. Botanica Marina 55(3): 301-305.
Ruíz, J.M., Marín-Guirao, L. & Sandoval-Gil, J.M. (2009). Responses of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica to in situ simulated salinity increase. Botanica Marina 52(5): 459-470.
Ruíz, J.M., Pérez, M., Romero, J. & Tomas, F. (2009). The importance of hebivory in the decline of a seagrass (Posidonia oceanica meadow near a fish farm: and experimental approach. Botanica Marina 52(5): 449-458.
Sánchez-Lizaso, J.L., Fernández-Torquemada, V. & González-Correa, J.M. (2009). Evaluation of the viability of Posidonia oceanica transplants associated with a marina expansion . Botanica Marina 52(5): 471-476.
Sandmeier, M., Caye, G. & Molenaar, H. (1999). Seed enzyme polymorphism and autogamy of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica from the western Mediterranean. Botanica Marina 42: 359-366, 3 figs, 5 tables.
Soto Moreno, J. (1992). Distribución de epífitos algales en las hojas de una pradera de Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile en el sureste de la Península Ibérica. Botanica Complutensis 17: 55-63.
Terrados, J., Marin, A. & Celdrán, D. (2013). Use of Posidonia oceanica seedlings from beach-cast fruits for seagrass planting. Botanica Marina 56(2): 185-195.
Urra, J., Mateo, A., Marina, P., Rueda, J.L. & Garcia Raso, J.E. (2011). First records of Posidonia oceanica floweing at its westernmost distributional limit (Málaga, Alboran Sea). Botanica Marina 54(1): 101-104.
Van der Ben, D. (1969). Les épiphytes des feuilles de Posidonia oceanica sur les côtes françaises de la Méditerranée. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 6: 79-84.
Van der Ben, D. (1971). Les épiphytes des feuilles de Posidonia oceanica Delile sur les côtes Françaises de la Méditeranée. Mémoires Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 168: , 27 figs, 6 tables, 4 additonal tables.

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