Desmarestia rossii J.D.Hooker &
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 Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions,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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "HAB. Falkland Islands, abundantly, and Hermite Island, Cape Horn." (Hooker & Harvey 1845: 250).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmarestia rossii J.D.Hooker & Harvey)
Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).
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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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 19 July 2019.