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Alaria fistulosa f. platyphylla Setchell

Publication details
Alaria fistulosa f. platyphylla Setchell 1901: No. XLII

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1901). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XVII-XVIII, Nos. 801-900. Malden, Massachusetts.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.

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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 20 February 2019.

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