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Zostera noltii Hornem.
Family : ZOSTERACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Dan. 12(3): t. 2041 (1832)
Information on the genus : Zostera
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nanozostera noltii (Hornem.) Toml. & Posl. (2001)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zostera hornemanni Rouy (1912)
=Zostera nana Mert. ex Roth (1827)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Submerged marine herb, monoecious, perennial; leaves on sterile stems 4-20x0,05-0,2 cm, apex notched; leaf-sheath 0,5-4 cm long, open; flowering stems 8-10 cm long, lateral, unbranched or sparsely branched, with 1-3 spathes with sheaths 1,2-2 cm long.
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Ecology : Tidal flats in circular and semi-circular pools, 0,2-1 m deep sea water (Aquat. Bot. 84: 93-100, 2005); in sandy sendiments intermingled with Cymdocea nodosa, Halodule wrightii, from mid-tide level to 6 m below (J. Biogeogr. 36: 1621, 2009).
  Canary Isl., European and N. African coasts of the Atlantic Ocean; Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • DEN HARTOG, C. (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandel. Konin. Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2. 59(1): 275pp. + 31 pl.
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 12 (1980).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 204 
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 22 (2002).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 361

Bibliography other :
  • Vieraea 37: 29-40 (2009).
  • Blyttia 68: 280 (2010).
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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