Halophila madagascarensis & B.C.Stone
Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone 1967: 414
Published in: Doty, M.S. & Stone, B.C. (1967). Typification for the generic name Halophila Thouars. Taxon 16: 414-418.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halophila ovalis (R.Brown) J.D.Hooker
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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.
Created: 17 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2020.