Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog 1957
Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog Palau Islands, West Pacific
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Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog 1957: 410, fig. 17b
Published in: Hartog, C. (1957). Hydrocharitaceae. In: Flora Malesiana. Series 1. Spermatophyta. (Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 381-413, 19 figures. Jakarta: Noordhoff-Kolff.
Publication date: December 1957
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.
Lemnopsis minor Zollinger
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).
Halophila lemnopsis Miquel 1855
According to Uchimura et al. (2008), H. minor and H. ovalis are conspecific; Kuo (2020) treats both species as independent. - (17 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kuo, J. (2020). Taxonomy of the Genus Halophila Thouars (Hydocharitaceae): A Review. Plants 9(12): article 1732 [1-25], 2 figures, 1 table, 24 supplementary figures.
Fortes, M.D. (2014). A review: biodiversity, distribution and conservation of Philippine seagrasses. Philippine Journal of Science, Special Issue 142: 95-111.
Uchimura, M., Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Inoue, T. & Nakamura, Y. (2008). A reassessment of Halophila species (Hydrocharitaceae) diversity with special reference to Japanese representatives. Botanica Marina 51(4): 258-268.
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.