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Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth 1870

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

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Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
A rhizome. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 2 m deep. 01 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth Tanzania
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Publication details
Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth in Ascherson 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.
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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.

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Alcoverro, T. & Mariani, S. (2005). Shoot growth and nitrogen responses to stimulated herbivory in Kenyan seagrasses. Botanica Marina 48: 1-7.

Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2020). A revision of the typification of some names in the seagrass genera Amphibolis, Cymodocea, Halodule and Syringodium (Cymodoceaceae). Willdenowia 50: 173-186, 6 figs.

Fortes, M.D. (2014). A review: biodiversity, distribution and conservation of Philippine seagrasses. Philippine Journal of Science, Special Issue 142: 95-111.

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.

Holmer, M., Pedersen, O. & Ikejima, K. (2006). Sulfur cycling and sulfide intrusion in mixed Southeast Asian tropical meadows. Botanica Marina 49: 91-102.

Tanaka, Y. & Nakaoka, M. (2006). Morphological variation in the tropical seagrasses, Cymodocea serrulata and C. rotundata, in response to sediment conditions and light attenuation. Botanica Marina 49: 365-371.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Tanaka, Y. & Nakaoka, M. (2006). Morphological variation in the tropical seagrasses, Cymodocea serrulata and C. rotundata, in response to sediment conditions and light attenuation. Botanica Marina 49: 365-371.

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