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Prasiola cristata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

Publication details
Prasiola cristata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1883: 82

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola is Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Kerguelen's Land (moist clefts of rocks overhanging Christmas Harbour) (Harvey & Hooker 1847: 499).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva cristata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.

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