Desmarestia antarctica R.L.Moe & P.C.
Desmarestia antarctica R.L.Moe & P.C.Silva 1989: 277, figs 1-13
Published in: Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1989). Desmarestia antarctica (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae), a new ligulate Antarctic species with an endophytic gametophyte. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 273-283.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Palmer Station, Anvers I., Antarctic Peninsula (Moe & Silva 1989: 279). Holotype: Moe 474; 27 May 1974; UC 1552454 (Moe & Silva 1989: 279).
Amsler, C.D., Okogbue, I.N., Landry, D.M., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). Potential chemical defenses against diatom fouling in Antarctic macroalgae. Botanica Marina 48: 318-322.
Iken, K., Amsler, C.D., Hubbard, J.M., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2007). Allocation patterns of phlorotannins in Antarctic brown algae. Phycologia 46(4): 386-395, 4 figs.
Peters, A.F., Ramírez, M.E. & Rülke, A. (2000). The phylogenetic position of the subantarctic marine macroalga Desmarestia chordalis (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Polar Biology 23: 95-99, 3 figs.
Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.
Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.
Wiencke, C. & Clayton, M.N. (2002). Antarctic Seaweeds. Synopses of the Antarctic benthos. Volume 9 (Editor: J.W. Wägele). pp.  1-239. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag KG.
Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1989). Desmarestia antarctica (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae), a new ligulate Antarctic species with an endophytic gametophyte. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 273-283.
Scrosati, R.A. (1989). Morphology and anatomy of Desmarestia ligulata from Argentina and D. menziesii from Antarctica (Phaeophyceae). Physis 47: 89-98.
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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 26 June 2019.