Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson 1867

Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson

Current name: Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson
TanzaniaKatrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication Details
Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson 1867: 3

Published in: Rose, G. (1868). Sitzungs-Bericht der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin am 15. Januar 1867. Sitzungs-Berichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1867: 1-4.

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Publication date: 1868

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.

Zostera stipulacea Forsskål

Type Information
Type locality: Massaua [Eritrea]; (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 1035) Neotype: G. Schweinfurth no. 8; G; barcode G00408029 (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 1035) Notes: Isoneotype: P barcode P02089202.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Rhizome 0.5-2 mm wide. Leaf blades 3-6 cm long, 2.5-8 mm wide; margin serrulate; apex obtuse; base cuneate or gradually decurrent-petiolate; cross veins ascending at 45-60 degrees. Petiole 0.5-1.5 cm long, sheathing lopsidedly at base. Dioecious

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 15 June 2024

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