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Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Trevisan

Publication details
Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Trevisan 1845: 51

Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola is Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Scytosiphon velutinus Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: Ad saxa rivuli rapidissimi declivia prope littus Öre Österoë Faroenese (Lyngbye 1819: 68).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bangia velutina (Lyngbye) C.Agardh
Scytosiphon velutinus Lyngbye 1819
Ulva velutina (Lyngbye) Sommerfelt 1826

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Created: 10 July 2003 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 25 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Lokhorst, G.M. & Star, W. (1988). Prasiola velutina (Lyngbye) Wille in the Netherlands. Growth habit and ultrastructure of mitosis and cytokinesis. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 78(3): 313-327.

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