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Taxonomy ID: 27257 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid27257)
Scientific name: Zostera L.
NCBI BLAST® name: monocots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Alismatales; Zosteraceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 249,187 -
Protein 21,333 -
Genome 1 -
Popset 56 44
GEO Datasets 31 -
PubMed Central 698 698
Gene 154 -
SRA Experiments 501 -
Identical Protein Groups 20,872 -
Bio Project 219 1
Bio Sample 412 -
Assembly 1 -
Taxonomy 19 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneMonocot Checklist (Mar 18, 2011)
Name verified on 18 March 2011 in: World Checklist of Monocotyledons (2004). The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Mar 18, 2011)
Name verified on 18 March 2011 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneThe Plant List - Zostera

Reference to PubMed documentCoyer JA et al. 2008
Coyer JA, Miller KA, Engle JM, Veldskink J, Cabello-Pasini A, Stam WT and Olsen JL. 2008. Eelgrass meadows in the California Channel Islands and adjacent coast reveal a mosaic of two species, evidence for introgression and variable clonality. Annals of Botany 101(1): 73-87. PMCID: PMC2701847. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcm288

Les DH & Tippery NP 2013
Les DH & Tippery NP. 2013. In time and with water... The systematics of alismatid monocotyledons. Pp. 118-164, in Wilkin, P., & Mayo, S. J. (eds), Early Events in Monocot Evolution, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Systematics Association Special Volume 83.

Nota BeneFNA - Zosteraceae
Haynes RR. 2000. Zosteraceae Dumortier. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in Part), and Zingiberidae. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Zostera taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
search ING taxonomy/phylogenetic Index Nominum Genericorum
Zostera L. taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Zostera taxonomy/phylogenetic Lifemap
Zostera taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Zostera taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Zostera L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
search W3TROPICOS taxonomy/phylogenetic Vascular Tropicos
Zostera Linnaeus, 1753 taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
Zostera taxonomy/phylogenetic electronic Plant Information Centre
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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