Jania fastigiata Harvey Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Jania fastigiata Harvey 1849: 107
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
Corallina fastigiata (Harvey) Kützing 1858
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 242).TCD?
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 13 December 2018.