Ruppia antarctica Labillardière 1807
Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; pools in lower shore
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Ruppia antarctica Labillardière 1807: 116, pl. 264
Published in: Labillardière, J.J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen. Tomus secundus [part 27; pls 261-265]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.
Publication date: Aug 1807
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson
Type locality: “habitat ad terrae van-Leuwin littora” [Esperance Bay, Western Australia] (Labillardière 1807: 116). Holotype: FI barcode FI012119 (Robertson 1984: 104). Notes: Type from “Ad terrae Van-Leuwin littora” (Esperance Bay, W. Aust.). Isotype. P. Labillardière (1807) described and illustrated Ruppia antarctica (= Amphibolis antarctica) from material collected from New Holland, but some doubt exists whether he collected the specimen himself in 1791 or whether it was part of the collections of the Baudin expedition. isolectotype: P [barcode P00735051].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (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.
Source of current name
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.
Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2020). A revision of the typification of some names in the seagrass genera Amphibolis, Cymodocea, Halodule and Syringodium (Cymodoceaceae). Willdenowia 50: 173-186, 6 figs.
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Verified by: 05 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry 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.