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Corallina mediterranea Areschoug

Publication details
Corallina mediterranea Areschoug in J.Agardh 1852: 568

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & Solander) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari mediterraneo prope Alexandriam (Herb. Reg. Acad. Scientar. Holmiae)" [near Alexandria, Egypt] (Agardh 1851: 568).

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Source of current name
Hind, K.R. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). A molecular phylogenetic study of the tribe Corallineae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) with an assessment of genus-level taxonomic features and descriptions of novel genera. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 103-114.

Key references
Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.

Kamenarska, Z., Ivanova, A., Stancheva, R., Stoyneva, M., Stefanov, K., Dimitrova-Konaklieva, S. & Popov, S. (2006). Volatile compounds from some Black Sea red algae and their chemotaxonomic application. Botanica Marina 49: 47-56.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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.)

Bressan, G. & Benes, M. (1977). Individuazione di caretteri quantitativi diacritici in Corallina mediterranea Areschoug e C. officinalis Linneo (Corallinaceae - Rhodophyceae). Boll. Soc. Adriat. Sci. nat. 61: 1-10.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2018.

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