Corallina peniculum J.Ellis & 1786
Corallina peniculum J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 127, pl. VII: fig. 5-8; pl. XXV: fig. 1
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander, M.D., F.R.S. &c.. pp. [i]-xii, -208, 63 pls. London: Printed for Benjamin White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street and Peter Elmsly, in the Strand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chamaedoris peniculum (J.Ellis & Solander) Kuntze
Lectotype locality: 'American seas, particularly near the Bahama Islands' (Leliaert & al. 2007: 718). Lectotype: Ellis; (Leliaert & al. 2007: 718). Notes: Leliaert et al. (2007: 718) note that, according to Dixon (1960: 28-31), the collections of Ellis are considered lost; since the figures, given with the original description, are of good quality, it is proposed to designate these as the nomenclatural type.
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Source of current name
Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.