Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray, nom. illeg.
Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray 1821: 322, nom. illeg.
Published in: 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.
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
Pylaiella littoralis f. brachiata (J.E.Smith) Batters 1902
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.
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.
Created: 03 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Le Jolis, A. (1861). On the synonymy of Ectocarpus brachiatus. Transactions of the Botanical Society [Edinburgh] 7: 36-37.
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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 16 June 2019.