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Halophila balfourii Solereder 1913

Publication details
Halophila balfourii Solereder 1913: 47

Published in: Solereder, H. (1913). Systematisch-anatomische Untersuchung des Blattes der Hydrocharitaceen. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt, Abt. 1 30: 24-104.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson

Type information
Type locality: "Rodriguez" (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 1035). Lectotype: Dr. I.B. Balfour. ; Aug.-Dec. 1874; BM 001009881 (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 1035). Notes: Isolectotypes: P barcode P02273038, L barcode L 0797386, K barcode K000524853.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2015). Neotypification of the widely distributed seagrass Halophila stipulacea (Hydrocharitaceae). Taxon 64(6): 1031-1037, 3 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 15 April 2021.

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