Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 1809
Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse, nom. illeg. 1809: 54
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ascophylla.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), smooth and polished (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 March 2013
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022