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Ruppia antarctica Labillardière 1807

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Ruppiaceae
Genus Ruppia

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Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Australia. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; pools in lower shore. 12 Feb 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Hymenena fissa Greville

Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ruppia antarctica Labillardière 1807: 116, pl. 264

Published in: Labillardière, J.J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen. Tomus secundus [part 27; pls 261-265]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.

Publication date: Aug 1807

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ruppia is Ruppia maritima Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: “habitat ad terrae van-Leuwin littora” [Esperance Bay, Western Australia] (Labillardière 1807: 116). Holotype: FI barcode FI012119 (Robertson 1984: 104). Notes: Type from “Ad terrae Van-Leuwin littora” (Esperance Bay, W. Aust.). Isotype. P. Labillardière (1807) described and illustrated Ruppia antarctica (= Amphibolis antarctica) from material collected from New Holland, but some doubt exists whether he collected the specimen himself in 1791 or whether it was part of the collections of the Baudin expedition. isolectotype: P [barcode P00735051].

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
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

Key references
Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2020). A revision of the typification of some names in the seagrass genera Amphibolis, Cymodocea, Halodule and Syringodium (Cymodoceaceae). Willdenowia 50: 173-186, 6 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2020.

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