Ruppia maritima Linnaeus 1753

Ruppia maritima Linnaeus

Current name: Ruppia maritima Linnaeus
Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain - 20 July 2013.

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.

Type Information
Notes: Lectotype (designated by Setchell in Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 25: 470. 1946 “Buccaferrea” in Micheli, Nov. Pl. Gen.: t. 35. 1729. See also Ito et al. (2017: 169-170).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing by the sea (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 December 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 September 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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