Ruppia maritima

Family:RUPPIACEAE
Species:Ruppia maritima L.
Common Name:WIGEONGRASS
Plant Notes:This species is treated as a cosmopolitan complex and the few other species of Ruppia are geographically restricted to Africa, Asia, and Oceania (Ito et al. 2010).
Status:Native, OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ALISMATALES
FamilyRUPPIACEAE
Genus Ruppia
Species Ruppia maritima L. - WIGEONGRASS

Citation

Citation RUPPIA MARITIMA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 127. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: "Buccaferrea", without data (lectotype: Micheli, Nov. Pl. Gen. t. 35. 1729). Lectotypified by Setchell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4. 25: 470. 1946.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay FSU  
Brevard USF  
Citrus USF  
Collier USF  
Dixie FLAS  
Duval FLAS  
Escambia FLAS  
Franklin FSU  
Hernando USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River FLAS  
Lake USF  
Lee FLAS  
Levy USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
Monroe Mainland FLAS  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Santa Rosa FSU  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
Taylor FLAS  
Wakulla USF  
Walton USF  

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Ruppia brachypus Ruppia brachypus J. Gay, in Cosson, Notes Pl. Crit. 1: 10. 1849 ("1848"). TYPE: FRANCE:
Ruppia intermedia Ruppia intermedia Thedenius, Bot. Not. 1886: 83. 1887.  
Ruppia maritima subsp. brachypus Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, subsp. brachypus (J. Gay) Schlegel, in Hartman, Handb. Skand. Fl., ed. 12. 57. 1889.BASIONYM: Ruppia brachypus J. Gay 1849. 
Ruppia maritima subsp. brevirostris Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, subsp. brevirostris (Agardh) Briquet, Prodr. Fl. Corse 1: 57. 1910.BASIONYM: Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. brevirostris Agardh 1823. 
Ruppia maritima subsp. rostellata Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, subsp. rostellata (W. D. J. Koch ex Reichenbach) Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 1: 356. 1897.BASIONYM: Ruppia rostellata W. D. J. Koch ex Reichenbach 1824. 
Ruppia maritima var. brachypus Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. brachypus (J. Gay) Garcke, [CITATION?]BASIONYM: Ruppia brachypus J. Gay 1849. 
Ruppia maritima var. brevirostris Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. brevirostris Agardh, Physiogr. Saellsk. Arsberaett. 6: 37. 1823.  
Ruppia maritima var. exigua Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. exigua Fernald & Wiegand, Rhodora 16: 127, pl. 110(19-20). 1914. TYPE: CANADA: Newfoundland: Norris Arm, 21 Aug 1911, Fernald & Wiegand 4497 (holotype: GH).
Ruppia maritima var. intermedia Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. intermedia (Thedenius) Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 1: 358. 1897.BASIONYM: Ruppia intermedia Thedenius 1887. 
Ruppia maritima var. longipes Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. longipes Hagström, Bot. Not. 1911: 138. 1911.  
Ruppia maritima var. minor Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. minor Mertens & W. D. J. Koch, in Röhling, Deutschl. Fl., ed. 3. 1: 861. 1823.  
Ruppia maritima var. obliqua Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. obliqua (Schur ex Grisebach & Schenk) Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 1: 356. 1897.BASIONYM: Ruppia obliqua Schur ex Grisesbach & Schenk 1852. 
Ruppia maritima var. onondagensis Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. onondagensis Fernald & Wiegand, Rhodora 16: 126, pl. 110(15-16). 1914. TYPE: NEW YORK: Onondaga Co.: Onondaga Lake, 1864, Paine s.n. (holotype: GH).
Ruppia maritima var. recta Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. recta Moris, Stirp. Sard. Elench. 1: 43. 1827.  
Ruppia maritima var. rostrata Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. rostrata Agardh, Physiogr. Saellsk. Arsberaett. 6: 37. 1823.  
Ruppia maritima var. subcapitata Ruppia maritima Linnaeus, var. subcapitata Fernald & Wiegand, Rhodora 16: 126, pl. 110(17-18). 1914. TYPE: MASSACHUSETTS: Dukes Co.: Hadley Harbor, Naushon Island, Jul 1911, Duggar s.n. (holotype: GH).
Ruppia obliqua Ruppia obliqua Schur ex Grisebach & Schenk, Arch. Naturgesch. 18(1): :355. 1852.  
Ruppia rostellata Ruppia rostellata W. D. J. Koch ex Reichenbach, Iconogr. Bot. Pl. Crit. 2: 66, t. 174(306). 1824.  
Ruppia rostellata var. brachypus Ruppia rostellata W. D. J. Koch ex Reichenbach, var. brachypus (J. Gay) Marsson, Fl. Neu-Vorpommern 498. 1869.BASIONYM: Ruppia rostellata J. Gay 1849. 
Ruppia transsilvanica Ruppia transsilvanica Schur, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 10: 356. 1860. TYPE: ROMANIA:

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Citrus Co. 14 Jul 1969 Parrish CR I-1
USA Florida Brevard Co. 08 Jul 2004 P. A. Schmalzer 04-497
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 29 Sep 1977 S. Mortellaro 159
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 16 Jun 1982 A. N. Arcuri 1238
USA Florida Monroe Co. 23 Feb 1986 A. Herndon 1404
USA Florida Wakulla Co. 29 May 1960 R. K. Godfrey 59558
USA Florida Wakulla Co. 22 Jan 1955 R. K. Godfrey 52813
USA Florida Wakulla Co. 12 Jan 1957 R. K. Godfrey 55314
USA Florida Walton Co. 27 Jun 1981 G. Wilhelm 9278
USA Florida Pasco Co. 07 Nov 1964 C. J. Dawes 1914
USA Florida Seminole Co. 08 Jun 2011 M. Ruchino s.n.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 04 Aug 1964 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Levy Co. 19 Oct 1996 J. Richard Abbott 9801
USA Florida Brevard Co. 27 Aug 1974 J. E. Poppleton s.n.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 24 Apr 1983 A. Herndon 713
USA Florida Citrus Co. 10 Aug 1979 D. Richardson 799
USA Florida Brevard Co. 05 May 1975 A.G. Shuey s.n.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 07 Sep 2000 K. A. Bradley 1273
USA Florida Pasco Co. 20 May 2002 C. vanHoek WB209
USA Florida Monroe Co. 18 Aug 1964 C. J. Dawes 1767
USA Florida Collier Co. 21 Apr 1967 O. K. Lakela 30773
USA Florida Collier Co. 18 Nov 1967 O. K. Lakela 31233
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 03 May 2009 A. R. Franck 1235
USA Florida Collier Co. 16 Mar 1966 O. K. Lakela 29530 Sheet 2 of 2.
USA Florida Collier Co. 16 Mar 1966 O. K. Lakela 29530 Sheet 1 of 2.
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 02 Oct 1972 A. G. Burdett s.n.
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 09 Dec 1958 R. C. Phillips 233-58
USA Florida Walton Co. 25 Jun 1981 G. Wilhelm 9250
USA Florida Monroe Co. 23 Feb 1986 A. Herndon 1404
USA Florida Lake Co. 01 May 1981 R. F. Daubenmire s.n.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 02 Apr 1981 R. P. Wunderlin 8925
USA Florida Pasco Co. 27 Mar 1958 G. R. Cooley 5753
USA Florida Brevard Co. 14 Apr 2011 P. A. Schmalzer 11-51
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 28 Sep 1962 C. J. Dawes 1767
USA Florida Hernando Co. 07 Nov 1964 C. J. Dawes 1915
USA Mississippi Jackson Co. 12 Jun 1953 D. Demaree 33332
USA Mississippi Harrison Co. 17 Jun 1953 D. Demaree 33454
USA Georgia McIntosh Co. 14 Jun 1956 W. H. Duncan 20140
USA Georgia McIntosh Co. 28 Jun 1956 W. H. Duncan 20220
USA Louisiana St. Bernard Par. 2-5 Jun 1979 W. D. Reese 13874
USA North Carolina Dare Co. 11 Aug 1967 W. H. Duncan 23085
USA North Carolina Dare Co. 03 Jun 1951 A. E. Radford 5759
USA Georgia McIntosh Co. 14 Jun 1956 C. D. Duncan 20140
USA Mississippi Harrison Co. 12 Aug 1958 R. B. Channell
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 22 Feb 2015 S. Dickman s.n.
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