Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye 1819
Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund
Labrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogoniumEric Henry (email@example.com)
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye 1819: 74, pl. 19 A
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chorda is Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund.
Type locality: ad rupes maritimas Norvegiae prope Öster-Riisöer; ante ostium sinus Oxefiord Norvegia; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 November 2019
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2023