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Desmotrichum undulatum (J.Agardh) Reinke

Publication details
Desmotrichum undulatum (J.Agardh) Reinke 1889: 57

Published in: Reinke, J. (1889). Algenflora der westlichen Ostsee deutschen Antheils. Eine systematisch-pflanzengeographische Studie. Bericht der Kommission zur Wissenschaftlichen Untersuchung der deutschen Meere in Kiel 6: [i-] iii-xi, 1-101, 8 figs, map.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmotrichum is Desmotrichum balticum K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville

Basionym
Punctaria undulata J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.

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

Taxonomic notes
See Fletcher (1987) for the synonymy between Desmotrichum undulatum and Punctaria tenuissima.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Key references
Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Lockhart, J.C. (1982). Influence of light, temperature and nitrogen on morphogenesis of Desmotrichum undulatum (J.Agardh) Reinke (Phaeophyta, Punctariaceae). Phycologia 21: 264-272, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Rhodes, R.G. (1970). Relation of temperature to development of the macrothallus of Desmotrichum undulatum. Journal of Phycology 6: 312-314.
Rietema, H. & van den Hoek, C. (1981). The life history of Desmotrichum undulatum (Phaeophyceae) and its regulation by temperature and light conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 4: 321-335.

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