Ascophylla laevigata , nom. illeg.
Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse 1809: 54, nom. illeg.
Published in: 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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ascophylla.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth and polished (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epipthet.
This is a marine species.
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.
Source of current name
Gallardo Garciá, T. (2001). Ascophyllum Stackh. In: Flora phycologica iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 29-32. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.