Zostera marina Linnaeus 1753
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: 29 January 2014
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 October 2022