Chondria obtusa var. paniculata C.Agardh 1822

Publication Details
Chondria obtusa var. paniculata C.Agardh 1822: 343

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palisada thuyoides (Kützing) Cassano, Sentíes, Gil-Rodríguez & M.T.Fujii.

Type Information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 511) Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh; 36711 (Womersley 2003: 485) Notes: Type from Trieste, Adriatic Sea (Womersley, 2003: 485). Boisset et al. (2000: 392) note that the specimen on the right (Agardh's Herbarium no. 36711)was designated as lectotype by Yamada (1931: 193) and not the left specimen, as erroneously indicated on the label in LD.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 January 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 March 2023

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