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Desmarestia rossii J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Desmarestia rossii J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 249 (as 'Rossii' )

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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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.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "HAB. Falkland Islands, abundantly, and Hermite Island, Cape Horn." (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 250).

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Key references
Dickie, G. (1876). Algae collected by Mr. Moseley at Heard Island, 250 miles S. of Kerguelen. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 15: 47-48.

Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1905). Antarctic algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 43: 105-109, pl. 470.

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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