Chlorodesmis comosa & Bailey
Chlorodesmis comosa Harvey & Bailey 1851: 373
Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Bailey, J.W. (1851). [Dr. Gould presented, in behalf of Professors W.H. Harvey of Trinity College, Dublin, and J.W. Bailey of West Point, descriptions of seventeen new species of Algae collected by the United States Exploring Expedition...]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 370-373.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorodesmis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Fiji (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 879).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlorodesmis comosa Harvey & Bailey)
North America: Isla Guadalupe (Setchell & Gardner 1930).
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).
Pacific Islands: Society Islands (Taylor 1973).
Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1911). The Codiaceae of the Siboga Expedition including a monograph of Flabellarieae and Udoteae Siboga-Expeditie Monographie LXII. pp. 1-150, 22 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2018.