Corallina chilensis Decaisne 1849

Corallina chilensis Decaisne

Current name: Corallina chilensis Decaisne
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Publication Details
Corallina chilensis Decaisne 1849: 103

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

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Publication date: "before November 1849"

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

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

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Valparaiso, Chile; (Silva & al. 1996: 232) Holotype: C. Darwin 2151; August-September 1834; TCD; 0003410 (Schipper & al. 2023: 208) Notes: Isotypes: UC 2085164, S A6794. [Type: Herb. Paris; Chile: Valparaiso; LT fide Dawson et al.,1964: 46 (INA)].

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Updated description (Schipper & al., 2003: 207, 208).

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 September 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 September 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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