Halophila decipiens Ostenfeld 1902

Halophila decipiens Ostenfeld

Current name: Halophila decipiens Ostenfeld
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Halophila decipiens Ostenfeld 1902: 260, unnumbered figure

Published in: Clarke, C.B., Schmidt, J., Paulsen, O., Ravn, F.K., Warming, E., Ostenfeld, C.H., Harms, H., Schumann, K., Engler, A. & Stephani, F. (1902). Compositae, Umbelliferae—Rhizophoraceae—Fagaceae—Loranthaceae— Podostemaceae—Hydrocharitaceae, Lemnaceae, Pontederiaceae, Potamogetonaceae, Gentianaceae (Limnanthemum), Nymphaeaceae— Leguminosae—Scitamineae—Araceae—Hepaticae. Botanisk Tidsskrift 24: 260-263, 1 figure.

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Publication date: July 1902

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Steudel ex Doty & B.C.Stone.

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

Type Information
Type locality: off Koh Kahdat, Gulf of Thailand, Thailand; (Robertson 1984: 61) Type: Schmidt 540; Feb. 1900; on coral sand, 10 m deep; C, L; (Robertson 1984: 61)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
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 14 July 2024

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