Desmarestia ligulata var. herbacea (Turner) J.
Desmarestia ligulata var. herbacea (Turner) J.Agardh 1848: 169
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus herbaceus Turner
Type locality: USA: "on the North-west coast of America" (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Archibald Menzies; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: BM 000562739; fig. 19 in Anderson 1985 (Yang et al. 2014: 162).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 09 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 09 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.