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Pylaiella littoralis f. brachiata (J.E.Smith) Batters

Publication details
Pylaiella littoralis f. brachiata (J.E.Smith) Batters 1902: 34

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pylaiella is Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ectocarpus brachiatus (Smith) S.F.Gray

Basionym
Conferva brachiata J.E.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Salt marshes at Cley, Norfolk, England; amongst Ulva compressa. (Smith 1813-1814: pl. 2571).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2019.

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