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Desmarestia menziesii J.Agardh

Publication details
Desmarestia menziesii J.Agardh 1848: 165, pls 31, 32

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, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Desmarestia aculeata var. compressa Reinsch 1888
Desmarestia harveyana A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905
Desmarestia compressa (Reinsch) Skottsberg 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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.

Zinova, A.D. (1966). Novitates de algis marinis antarcticis ac subantarcticis.. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 103-109, no figs. [in Russian]

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References
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Fairhead, V.A., Amsler, C.D., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2006). Lack of defense or phlorotannin induction by UV radiation or mesograzers in Desmarestia anceps and D. menziesii (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 42: 1174-1183.
Gómez, I. & Wiencke, C. (1996). Photosynthesis, dark respiration and pigment contents of gametophytes and sporophytes of the Antarctic brown alga Desmarestia menziesii. Botanica Marina 39: 149-157.
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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