Zostera marina Linnaeus 1753
Zostera marina Linnaeus
upper subtidal with Chorda filum, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014Ignacio Barbara
Zostera marina Linnaeus 1753: 968
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. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Zostera.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 24 July 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023