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Zostera L.

144233  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144233)

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  1. Species Zostera asiatica Miki, 1932
  2. Species Zostera caespitosa Miki, 1932
  3. Species Zostera caulescens Miki, 1932
  4. Subgenus Zostera subg. Zostera
    1. Species Zostera subg. Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753
    2. Species Zostera subg. Zostera caespitosa Miki, 1932 represented as Zostera caespitosa Miki, 1932
    3. Species Zostera subg. Zostera caulescens Miki, 1932 represented as Zostera caulescens Miki, 1932
  5. Subgenus Zostera subg. Zosterella
    1. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella capensis Setchell
    2. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella japonica Ascherson & Graebner, 1907 accepted as Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
    3. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella americana den Hartog, 1970 represented as Zostera americana Hartog, 1970 accepted as Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner, 1907 accepted as Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
    4. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella capricorni Ascherson, 1876 represented as Zostera capricorni Ascherson, 1876 accepted as Nanozostera capricorni (Ascherson) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
    5. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella muelleri Irmisch ex Ascherson, 1867 represented as Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Ascherson, 1867 accepted as Nanozostera muelleri (Irmisch ex Ascherson) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
    6. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella noltei Hornemann represented as Zostera noltei Hornemann, 1832 accepted as Nanozostera noltei (Hornemann) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
    7. Species Zostera subg. Zosterella novazelandica Setchell, 1933 represented as Zostera novazelandica Setchell, 1933 accepted as Zostera muelleri var. novazelandica (Setchell) S.W.L.Jacobs, 2006 accepted as Nanozostera novazelandica (Setchell) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
  6. Species Zostera americana Hartog, 1970 accepted as Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner, 1907 accepted as Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (synonym)
  7. Species Zostera angustifolia (Hornemann) Reichenbach, 1845 accepted as Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753 represented as Zostera subg. Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753 (synonym)
  8. Species Zostera bullata Delile, 1813 accepted as Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1867 (synonym)
  9. Species Zostera capensis Setchell, 1933 accepted as Nanozostera capensis (Setchell) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  10. Species Zostera capricorni Ascherson, 1876 accepted as Nanozostera capricorni (Ascherson) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  11. Species Zostera chilensis (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & D.H.Les, 2009 accepted as Heterozostera chilensis J.Kuo, 2005
  12. Species Zostera ciliata Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog, 1970 (synonym)
  13. Species Zostera hornemanniana Tutin, 1936 accepted as Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753 represented as Zostera subg. Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753 (synonym)
  14. Species Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner, 1907 accepted as Nanozostera japonica (Ascherson & Graebner) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  15. Species Zostera mucronata Hartog, 1970 accepted as Zostera muelleri subsp. mucronata (Hartog) S.W.L.Jacobs, 2006 accepted as Nanozostera mucronata (Hartog) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001
  16. Species Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Ascherson, 1867 accepted as Nanozostera muelleri (Irmisch ex Ascherson) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  17. Species Zostera nana Roth, 1827 accepted as Zostera noltei Hornemann, 1832 accepted as Nanozostera noltei (Hornemann) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, nom. illeg.)
  18. Species Zostera nigricaulis (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & D.H.Les, 2009 accepted as Heterozostera nigricaulis J.Kuo, 2005
  19. Species Zostera nodosa Ucria accepted as Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Ascherson, 1870 (synonym)
  20. Species Zostera noltei Hornemann, 1832 accepted as Nanozostera noltei (Hornemann) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  21. Species Zostera noltii Hornemann, 1832 accepted as Zostera noltei Hornemann, 1832 accepted as Nanozostera noltei (Hornemann) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > incorrect grammatical agreement of specific epithet)
  22. Species Zostera novazelandica Setchell, 1933 accepted as Zostera muelleri var. novazelandica (Setchell) S.W.L.Jacobs, 2006 accepted as Nanozostera novazelandica (Setchell) Tomlinson & Posluszny, 2001 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  23. Species Zostera oceanica Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile, 1813 (synonym)
  24. Species Zostera polychlamys (J.Kuo) S.W.L.Jacobs & D.H.Les, 2009 accepted as Heterozostera polychlamys J.Kuo, 2005
  25. Species Zostera stipulacea Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1867 (synonym)
  26. Species Zostera tasmanica G.Martens ex Ascherson, 1868 accepted as Heterozostera tasmanica (G.Martens ex Ascherson) Hartog, 1970
  27. Species Zostera uninervis Forssk. accepted as Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1882 (synonym)
  28. Species Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753 represented as Zostera subg. Zostera marina Linnaeus, 1753
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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. Stockholm., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/669#/summary [details]   
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:7301  
LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:7301 [details]
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2024). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Zostera L.. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=144233 on 2024-04-17
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original description 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. Stockholm., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/669#/summary [details]   

basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source De Clerck, Olivier. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2023). AlgaeBase. <em>World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.</em> searched on YYYY-MM-DD., available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   
 
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LSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:7301 [details]
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Dutch zeegrassen  [details]
English eelgrasses  [details]
Japanese アマモ属  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål ålegrasslekta  [details]
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