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Delesseria opuntioides J.Agardh

Publication details
Delesseria opuntioides J.Agardh 1854: 109

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1854). Nya algformer. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Academiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 11(4): 107-111.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Opuntia.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hali. ad oms Guineae: Hb. Le Normand! (Agardh 1854: 110). Notes: "Ad Deless. Leprieurii proxime accedit, at isthmis omnino filiformibus et forma articulorum diversa videtur." So probably a Caloglossa.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 13 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2019.

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