Desmarestia latissima & Gardner
Desmarestia latissima Setchell & Gardner in Pease 1920: 319,341, pls 55-56, pl. 58: figs 1-4, pl. 60: figs5-9. pl. 62: figs 8-10
Published in: Pease, V.A. (1920). Taxonomy and morphology of the ligulate species of the genus Desmarestia. Puget Sound Marine Biological Station Publication 2: 313-367.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
In the opinion of Yang et al. (2014: 162), this is a growth form [of D. herbacea] from the highly sheltered waters of Puget Sound. - (8 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: San Juan I., (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype (fide A.R.O. Chapman, 1972: 18): vii. 1918; Univ Minnesota 589277 (Silva 1996-to date
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.
Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 149-166.
Created: 13 June 2003 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 08 April 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 17 June 2019.