Zostera capensis Setchell 1933

Publication Details
Zostera capensis Setchell 1933: 815

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1933). A preliminary survey of the species of Zostera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Washington 19: 810-817.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zostera is Zostera marina Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nanozostera capensis (Setchell) Tomlinson & Posluszny.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

 
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