Corallina anglica Ellis, nom. illeg.
Corallina anglica Ellis 1755: 48, pl. XXIV : A, A1, A2, B1, B2, nom. illeg.
Published in: Ellis, J. (1755). An essay towards a natural history of the corallines, and other marine productions of the like kind, commonly found on the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. To which is added the description of a large marine polype taken near the North Pole, by the whale-fishers, in the summer 1753. pp. [i]-xvii, [10 p. cont., err.], [i]-i03, frontispiece, pl. 1-37 [+2 unnumbered], copperplate. London: Printed for the Authors;. and Sold by A. Millar, in the Strand; J. and J. Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina officinalis Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of England (Anglia), English (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: Linnaean binomials are not consistently used in the work as a whole [INA]. The illustrations in pl. XXIV resemble Corallina officinalis L. - (6 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 21 February 2019.