Castagnea Derbès &, 1851
Lectotype species: Castagnea polycarpa Derbès & Solier
Currently accepted name for the type species: Cladosiphon mediterraneus Kützing
Original publication:Castagne, L. (1851). Supplément au catalogue des plantes qui croissent naturellement aux environs de Marseille. pp. -125, pls VIII-XI. Aix: Imprimerie de Nicot & Pardigon, sur le Cours.
Type designated in Derbés, A. & Solier, A. (1852 '1856'). Mémoire sur quelques points de la physiologie des algues. Supplément aux Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences 1: 1-120, 23 pls.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Cladosiphon.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Numbers of names and species: There are 20 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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