Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner 1907

Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny

Current name: Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication Details
Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner 1907: 32

Published in: Ascherson, P. & Graebner, P. (1907). Potamogetonaceae. In: Das Pflanzenreich. (Engler, A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 1-184. Leipzig: W. Engelmann.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zostera is Zostera marina Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 December 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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