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Desmarestia pteridoides Reinsch

Publication details
Desmarestia pteridoides Reinsch 1888: 144

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Species et genera nova algarum ex insula Georgia australi. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 144-156.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Two papers published in 1888 describe this species as new; priority has not been established. - (16 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
The status of this species is uncertain (Skottsberg, 1907: 20; Papenfuss, 1964: 15).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmarestia pteridoides Reinsch)
Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: South Georgia (Reinsch 1888, Papenfuss 1964, John et al. 1994).

Key references
Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Ueber einige neue Desmarestien. Flora 71: 188-192.

Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

Created: 11 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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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 18 July 2019.

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