Laminaria ligulata ( ) C.
Laminaria ligulata (Lightfoot) C.Agardh 1817: xiii
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus ligulatus Lightfoot
Type locality: Scotland (Womersley 1987: 264). Type: Lightfoot’s illustration Notes: According ro Womersley (1987: 264), the type is from Scotland; lost? (Chapman 1972: 17). "In the Frith [presumably Firth] of Forth, about New-Haven, and other places, but not common" (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.