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Althenia cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Ascherson 1899

Publication details
Althenia cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Ascherson 1899: 213

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Althenia is Althenia filiformis Petit.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zannichellia cylindrocarpa Koernicke 1861
Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham 1878

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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