Virginia , 1853: 146
Holotype species: Virginia palma-maris Areschoug
Currently accepted name for the type species: Postelsia palmaeformis Ruprecht
Original publication:Areschoug, J.E. (1853). Virginia, ett nytt algsärte. Öfversigt af Förhandlingar Kongelige Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademien 10: 145-147.
Comments: Named for C.A. Virgin (see Silva 2004).
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
Virginia palma-maris Areschoug S - type
Silva, P.C. (2004). Seaweeds tell their stories. Fremontia. A Journal of the California Native Plant Society 32(1): 3-9.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=47572
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2013.