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Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus 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 serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Cairns, Queensland. 08 May 2019. M.van Keulen. © M.van Keulen.

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. 09 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Caulerpa racemosa f. macrophysa (Sonder ex Kützing) Weber Bosse

Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Cymodocea serrulata (R.Brown) Ascherson & Magnus in Ascherson 1870: 84

Published in: Ascherson, P.F.A (1870). Sitzungs-Bericht der 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.

Basionym
Caulinia serrulata R.Brown

Type information
Type locality: "(M.)" ['Oram Meridionalem Novae Hollandiae'; suth coast of Australia] (Brown 1810: 339). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: 178, or perhaps holotype): Australia, “R. Brown Iter Australiense, 1802–5”, R. Brown 5813 (BM [barcode BM000907122] (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2020: fig. 3]).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat saw-toothed.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulinia serrulata R.Brown 1810

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.

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.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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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