Desmotrichum balticum Kützing
Desmotrichum balticum Kützing 1845: 244
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Desmotrichum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmotrichum balticum Kützing)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957).
Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, -359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 July 2015 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 June 2019.