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Ruppia maritima Linnaeus

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Ruppiaceae
Genus Ruppia

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Ruppia maritima Linnaeus
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Ruppia maritima Linnaeus
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Ruppia maritima Linnaeus
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Ruppia maritima Linnaeus From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Ruppia maritima Linnaeus 1753: 127

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 1 pp. [1-12], 1-560. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ruppia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing by the sea (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Buccaferrea cirrhosa Petagna 1787
Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande 1918

Nomenclatural notes
Ruppia maritima Linnaeus replesents a complex with seven lineages, some endemic ot the Mediterranesn (Ito et al. 2013). - (13 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Fortes, M.D. (2014). A review: biodiversity, distribution and conservation of Philippine seagrasses. Philippine Journal of Science, Special Issue 142: 95-111.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Ito, Y., Ohi-Toma, T., Murata, J. & Tanaka, N. (2010). Hybridization and polyploidy of an aquatic plant, Ruppia (Ruppiaceae), inferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies. American Journal of Botany 97(7): 1156-1167, 4 figs, 1 table.

Ito, Y., Ohi-Toma, T., Murata, J. & Tanaka, N. (2013). Comprehensive phylogenetic analyses of the Ruppia maritima complex focusing on taxa from the Mediterranean. Journal of Plant Research 126: 753-762, 4 figs.

Ito, Y., Ohi-Toma, T., Nepi, C., Santangelo, A., Stinca, A. Tanaka, N. & Murata, J. (2017). Towards a better understanding of the Ruppia maritima complex (Ruppiaceae): Notes on the correct application and typification of the names R. cirrhosa and R. spiralis. Taxon 66(1): 167-171, 2 figs, 1 table.

Lehman, R.L. (2013). Marine plants of the Texas coast. Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Series. pp. [i]-ix, [2], 1-205. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.

Martínez-Garrido, J., Creed, J.C., Martins, S., Almada, C.H. & Serrão, E.A. (2017). First record of Ruppia maritima in West Africa supported by morphological description and phylogenetic classification. Botanica Marina 60(5): 583-589.

Martínez-Garrido, J., Serrão, E., Engelen, A.H., Cox, C.J., García-Murillo, P. & González-Wangüermert, M. (2016). Multilocus genetic analyses provide insight into speciation and hybridization in aquatic grasses, genus Ruppia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117: 117-191, 4 figs.

Created: 03 December 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bird, K.T., Cody, B.R., Jewett-Smith, J. & Kane, M.E. (1993). Salinity effects on Ruppia maritima L. cultured in vitro. Botanica Marina 36: 23-28, 3 figs, 2 tables.
Ferreira, S. & Seeliger, U. (1985). The colonization process of algal epiphytes on Ruppia maritima L.. Botanica Marina 28: 245-249.
Harrison, P.G. (1982). Seasonal and year-to-year variations in mixed intertidal populations of Zostera japonica Aschers. & Graebn. and Ruppia maritima L. S. L.. Aquatic Botany 14: 357-371.
Ito, Y., Ohi-Toma, T., Murata, J. & Tanaka, N. (2013). Comprehensive phylogenetic analyses of the Ruppia maritima complex focusing on taxa from the Mediterranean. Journal of Plant Research 126: 753-762, 4 figs.
Ito, Y., Ohi-Toma, T., Nepi, C., Santangelo, A., Stinca, A. Tanaka, N. & Murata, J. (2017). Towards a better understanding of the Ruppia maritima complex (Ruppiaceae): Notes on the correct application and typification of the names R. cirrhosa and R. spiralis. Taxon 66(1): 167-171, 2 figs, 1 table.
Johnson, J.R. & Bird, K.T. (1995). The effects of the herbicide atrazine on Ruppia maritima L. growing in autotrophic versus heterotrophic cultures. Botanica Marina 38: 307-312, 6 figs.
Malea, P., Boubonari, T & Kevrekidis, T. (2008). Iron, zinc, copper, lead and cadmium contents in Ruppia maritima from a Mediterranean coastal lagoon: monthly variation and distribution in different plant fractions. Botanica Marina 51(4): 320-330.
Malea, P., Kevrekidis, T. & Mogias, A. (2004). Annual versus perennial growth cycle in Ruppia maritima L.: temporal variation in population characteristics in Mediterranean lagoons (Monolimni and Drana Lagoons, Northern Aegean Sea). Botanica Marina 47: 357-366.
Malea, P., Kevrekidis, T., Mogias, A. & Adamakis, I.-D., S. (2014). Kinetics of cadmium accumulation and occurrence of dead cells in leaves of the submerged angiosperm Ruppia maritima. Botanica Marina 57(2): 111-122.
Martínez-Garrido, J., Creed, J.C., Martins, S., Almada, C.H. & Serrão, E.A. (2017). First record of Ruppia maritima in West Africa supported by morphological description and phylogenetic classification. Botanica Marina 60(5): 583-589.
Pedrini, A. de G. & da Silveira, I.C.A. (1985). Composicão taxonômica e estimativa da biomassa das macroalgas epífitas em Ruppia maritima L. na Lago de Marapendi, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Atas Soc. Bot. Brasil, Secç. Rio de Janeiro 3: 45-60.
Rose, C.D. & Durako, M.J. (1994). Induced photomorphogenesis by an altered R : FR light ratio in axenic Ruppia maritima L.. Botanica Marina 37: 531-535, 1 fig, 1 table.
Scannell, M.J.P. (1975). Tetramyxa Parasitica Goebel in gall formation on Ruppia Maritima. The Irish Naturalists' Journal 18: 254.

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