Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson 1870

Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson

Current name: Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson
Bahia de Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain; seeds collected at 3 m depth in a Cymodocea nodosa meadow. - 15 March 2009. Eduardo Infantes Ordas (

Publication Details
Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson 1870: 4

Published in: Ascherson, P. (1870). Sitzungs-Bericht Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin am 16 Februar 1869. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1869: 3-6.

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

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

Zostera nodosa Ucria

Type Information
Type locality: Sicily; (Ucria 1793: 256) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020; 176): [icon] “Alga gramineo folio, triphylla, sarmentis Vitis” in Cupani, Panphyt. Sicul. 2: t. 191. 1713 [Fig. 1]. – Epitype (designated Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020; 176): Greece, Karpathos, Lefkos, 35°35'30.9"N, 27°04'15.4"E, 31 Jul 2002, O. Seberg & S. Diemar s.n. (C [barcode C10103594]! [Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: fig. 2]).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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