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Caulinia ovalis R.Brown 1810

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

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Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Reef flat at Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 10 Nov 2015. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset (Fernando.Boisset@uv.es).

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Reef flat at Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 10 Nov 2015. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset (Fernando.Boisset@uv.es).

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Reef flat at Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 10 Nov 2015. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset (Fernando.Boisset@uv.es).

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Caulinia ovalis R.Brown
with Zostera capricorneta with Aplysia , Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Posidonia australis J.D.Hooker

Halophila ovalis (R.Brown) Hooker f. Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Caulinia ovalis R.Brown 1810: 339

Published in: Brown, R. (1810). Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805 per oras utriusque insulae collegit et descripsit Robertus Brown; insertis passim aliis speciebus auctori hucusque cognitis, seu evulgatis, seu ineditis, praesertim Banksianis, in primo itinere navarchi Cook detectis. Vol. 1 . pp. [i]-viii, 145-590 p., [1] h. ["Addenda"]. Londini [London]: typis Richardi Taylori et Scoii. Veneunt apud J. Johnson et Scoios, in Caementerio Sancti Pauli.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Caulinia is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halophila ovalis (R.Brown) Hooker f.

Type information
Type locality: Queensland, Australia (Robertson 1984: 64). Type: R. Brown 5816; BM (Robertson 1984: 64). Notes: (see Dandy 1971).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

Created: 22 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 24 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry

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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.

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