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

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 ovalis subsp. australis (Doty & B.C.Stone) Hartog
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halophila ovalis subsp. australis (Doty & B.C.Stone) Hartog
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

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, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone

Basionym
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).

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

General environment
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: 12 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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