Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray
Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray 1821: 322, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva brachiata J.E.Smith
Type locality: Salt marshes at Cley, Norfolk, England; amongst Ulva compressa. (Smith 1813-1814: pl. 2571).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.
Conferva brachiata J.E.Smith 1814
This is a marine species.
Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, -229. London: John Van Voorst.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ectocarpus&species=brachiatus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ectocarpus&Species=brachiatus
Created: 03 May 2012 by Michael Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2012 by Michael Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Le Jolis, A. (1861). On the synonymy of Ectocarpus brachiatus. Transactions of the Botanical Society [Edinburgh] 7: 36-37.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108831