Ectocarpus brachiatus Harvey 1841: 42, nom. illeg.
Original publication: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Stictyosiphon griffithsianus (Le Jolis) Holmes & Batters
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ectocarpus brachiatus Harvey)
Ireland: Antrim (Hanna 1899).
Europe: Ireland (Hanna 1899).
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: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2012 by Michael Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 268 times since it was created.
(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:
Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108829