Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh 1823

Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh

Current name: Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh
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Publication Details
Anadyomene stellata (Wulfen) C.Agardh 1823: 400, figs 44-56

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: early 1823

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anadyomene is Anadyomene flabellata J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Ulva stellata Wulfen

Type Information
Type locality: "in...Adriatici maris inventi"; (Jacquin 1787: 315) "Type": BM; (Littler & Littler 1991: 112) Notes: Wulfen's types are at W.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 September 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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