Halophila ovalis subsp. australis ( & B.C.Stone) Hartog 1970
Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Halophila ovalis subsp. australis (Doty & B.C.Stone) Hartog 1970: 251
Published in: Hartog, C. (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Tweede reeks 59(1): 1-275, 63 figures, 31 plates.
Publication date: 1970
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 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 22 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 August 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa
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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 18 September 2021.