Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva 1956

Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva

Current name: Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia - 03 December 2010. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Codium fragile subsp. novae-zelandiae (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva 1956: 285, figs 14c, d; 15

Published in: Silva, P.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 4: 261-289, 16 figs, 3 plates.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Codium mucronatum var. novae-zelandiae J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: New Zealand; (Silva & Womersley 1956: 285) Lectotype: S. Berggren; LD; herb. Agardh 15613 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 285)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 January 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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