Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth 1870
Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
Indonesia - 14 November 2015. Fernando Boisset"
Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth 1870: 84
Published in: Ascherson, P. (1870). Sitzungs-Bericht Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin am 20. December 1870. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1870: 77-91.
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.
Type locality: "Art des rothen Meeres" [Sudan, leg. G. Schweinfurth]; (Ascherson 1871: 84) Notes: Lectotype (designated Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: 178): Sudan, "bei Suakin", 5 Sep 1868, G. Schweinfurth 188 (K [barcode K000346091]; isolectotype: BM [barcode BM000617168]). Suakin or Sawakin is a Sudanese port on the Red Sea. Most of Ascherson’s original material housed in Berlin (B) was lost during World War II (see Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: 176).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 December 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 28 May 2023