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Desmia herbacea (Lamouroux) Postels & Ruprecht

Publication details
Desmia herbacea (Lamouroux) Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 13

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmia is Desmia ligulata (Lightfoot) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus herbaceus Turner

Type information
Type locality: USA: "on the North-west coast of America" (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Archibald Menzies; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: BM 000562739; fig. 19 in Anderson 1985 (Yang et al. 2014: 162).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 August 2006 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 26 March 2019.

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