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Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande
Protologue : Bull. Orto Bot. Regia Univ. Napoli 5: 58 (1918)
Notes : [= R. spiralis sensu auctor.]
Information on the genus : Ruppia
Basionym : Buccaferrea cirrhosa Petagna
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ruppia maritima L.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ruppia maritima L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Buccaferrea cirrhosa Petagna (1787)
 Ruppia maritima L. var. maritima
 Ruppia maritima L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ruppia maritima var. rostellata Asch. & Graebn.
=Ruppia maritima subsp. rostellata Maire
=Ruppia rostellata Koch ex Rchb. (1824)
=Ruppia maritima subsp. rostellata (Koch ex Rchb.) Asch. & Graebn. (1897)
=*Ruppia maritima var. brevirostis auct.
=Ruppia maritima subsp. brevirostris C. Agardh (1823)
=Ruppia drepanensis Tineo (1845)
=Ruppia maritima subsp. drepanensis (Tineo) Maire & Weiller (1952)
=Ruppia zosteroides Lojac.
=Ruppia brachypus J. Gay (1849)
=Ruppia rostrata (C. Agardh) Pamp. (1931)
=Ruppia trichoides Durieu (1847)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : fide Ito & al. 2017, type of R. cirrhosa and R. maritima are sthe same, but all identifications of R. cirrhosa in litt. are refered to R. spiralis (typified by Ito & al. 2017)
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Hydrophyte- Alt: 1 - 250 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, KN, WC
Biol./Eco : Submerged Aquatic; Subarid; Saline Wetland; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • SAUVAGE, Ch. & J. VINDT (1949). Notes botaniques marocaines. Mise à jour du Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. Fasc. 1. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 29: 131-162
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 11 (1980).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 195 
  • 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: 355

Bibliography other :
  • Ito, Y., T. Ohi-Toma, C. Nepi & al. (2017). Towards a better understanding of the Ruppia maritima complex (Ruppiaceae): Notes on the correct application and typification of the names R. cirrhosa and R. spiralis Taxon 66(1): 168 
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Record n°42834 modified 2018-02-12
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