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Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham 1878

Publication details
Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham 1878: 180

Published in: Bentham, G. (1878). Flora Australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian Territory. Vol. 7. London: Reeve.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepilaena is Lepilaena australis J.Drummond ex Harvey .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Althenia cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Ascherson

Basionym
Zannichellia cylindrocarpa Koernicke

Type information
Type locality: "Australia felix" (Robertson 1984: 78). Type: F. Mueller n. 52; Herb. Berlin (presumed destroyed). (Robertson 1984: 78). Notes: Robertson (1984: 78) notes that “Australia Felix” was used broadly to denote the area of grasslands and coastline of southern Victoria from Melbourne westwards to Portland.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
In marine estuaries; in areas influenced by tides but not exposed to open seas; also in fresh to brackish to saline inland waters, in swamps and lakes (Robertson 1984). - (24 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ito, Y., Tanaka, N., García-Murillo, P. & Muasya, A.M. (2016). A new delimitation of the Afro-Eurasian plant genus Althenia to include its Australasian relative, Lepilaena (Potamogetonaceae). Evidence from DNA and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 98: 261-270, 4 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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