Ascophylla, 1809: 54
Holotype species: Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse
Currently accepted name for the type species: Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Original publication and holotype designation:Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 8 species (and infraspecific) names 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):
Ascophylla canaliculata (Linnaeus) Kuntze S
Ascophylla chondrophylla (R.Brown ex Turner) Kuntze S
Ascophylla compressa (J.Agardh) Kuntze S
Ascophylla fastigiata (J.Agardh) Kuntze S
Ascophylla gladiata (Labillardière) Kuntze S
Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse S - type
Ascophylla nodosa (Linnaeus) Kuntze S
Ascophylla tuberculatum Kuntze S
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=49304
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:98491