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Desmarestia chordalis J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Desmarestia chordalis J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 249

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ?like rope, catgut ; from ‘chorda’ (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "HAB. Christmas Harbour, Kerguelen's Land" (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 249). Holotype: BM?

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Peters, A.F., Ramírez, M.E. & Rülke, A. (2000). The phylogenetic position of the subantarctic marine macroalga Desmarestia chordalis (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Polar Biology 23: 95-99, 3 figs.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Peters, A.F., Ramírez, M.E. & Rülke, A. (2000). The phylogenetic position of the subantarctic marine macroalga Desmarestia chordalis (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Polar Biology 23: 95-99, 3 figs.

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