Callithamnion elegans Schousboe ex C.Agardh 1828
Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh
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Callithamnion elegans Schousboe ex C.Agardh 1828: 162
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
Publication date: Sept-Dec 1828
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh.
Type locality: "Ad Tintigin" [Tangier, Morocco]; (Dawson 1962: 4) Holotype: Hornemann; LD?; (Dawson 1962: 4) Notes: Dawson (1962: 4) notes that the holotype is a Hornemann collection from Herb. Schousboe, probably in the Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Sweden.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 11 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2023