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Halophila spinulosa (R.Brown) Ascherson

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

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Halophila spinulosa (R.Brown) Ascherson
Lizard Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Achnanthes pseudosuchlandtii Manguin

Halophila spinulosa (R.Brown) Ascherson Lizard Island, Queensland
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Publication details
Halophila spinulosa (R.Brown) Ascherson 1875: 368 (as 'H. (?) spinulosa' )

Published in: Ascherson, P. (1875). Die geographische Verbreitung der Seegräser. In: Anleitung zu Wissenschaftlichen Beobachtungen auf Reisen. Mit besonderer rücksicht auf die Bedürfnisse der Kaiserlichen marine. (Neumayer, G.B. von Eds), pp. 359-373. Berlin: R. Oppenheimer.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone.

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

Basionym
Caulinia spinulosa R.Brown

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spinulose (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Caulinia spinulosa R.Brown

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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