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Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville 1833

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondrus


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Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville
ubtidal with Zostera marina, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville
Portugal, North of Viana, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville
below Marine Hotel, Salcombe, South Devon, U.K.. Phil Smith. © Phil Smith.

Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, ría de A Coruña, 2004. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey below Marine Hotel, Salcombe, South Devon, U.K.
© Phil Smith

Publication details
Chondrus multipartitus (Clemente) Greville 1833: 424

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1833). [Algae]. In: Voyage dans le district des Diamans et sur le littoral du Brésil: suivi de notes sur quelques plantes caractéristiques et d'un précis de l'histoire des révolutions de l'empire brésilien depuis le commencement du règne de Jean VI jusqu'à l'abdication de D. Pedro. Tome Second. (Saint-Hilaire, A. Eds), pp. 423-424, 436, 447-450. Paris: A. Bertrand.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey

Fucus multipartitus Clemente

Type information
Type locality: Andalusia (Athanasiadis 1996: 64). Lectotype: MA (Rodríguez-Prieto et al. 2016: 452). Notes: cir. Algeciras, Tarifa et Gades (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divided into many parts (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Harvey (1834: 155). - (29 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

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
Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.

Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1834). Notice of a collection of algae, communicated to Dr. Hooker by the late Mrs. Charles Telfair, from "Cap Malheureux", in the Mauritius; with descriptions of some new and little known species. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 147-157, pls CXXV, CXXVI.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.

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