Halophila ovalis subsp. australis (Doty & B.C.Stone) Hartog 1970

Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone

Current name: Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone
Cape Peron, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Halophila ovalis subsp. australis (Doty & B.C.Stone) Hartog 1970: 251

Published in: Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Tweede reeks 59(1): 1-275, 63 figs, 31 pls.

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Publication date: 1970

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone.

Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone

Type Information
Type locality: Queenscliff, Victoria; (Robertson 1984: 66) Holotype: Lucas; Jan. 1922; NSW; 3214 (Robertson 1984: 66) Notes: Isotypes.

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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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