Chondroclonium cornutum Kützing 1849
Hypnea cornuta (Kützing) J.AgardhCape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mmJ.M. Huisman
Chondroclonium cornutum Kützing 1849: 741
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea cornuta (Kützing) J.Agardh.
Type locality: "ad oras Guineae" fide J. Agardh (1851: 449) [stated by Kützing to be unknown]; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 21) Type: Herb. Lenormand, PC; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 21) Notes: "Locus natalis ignotus" (Silva et al. 1996: 296). "Ad oras Guineae" according to J. Agardh (1851: 449). According to South (2004: 137), the type locality is Guinea Coast, Atlantic Ocean. Lewmanomont (1997: 180) notes that in Kützing (1849), the type citation (Gigartina cornutum Kützing) is "Gigartina cornuta Lamour-Locus natalis ignotus (v.s. in herb. Lenormand)." This specimen (in Lenormand's or Kützing's herbarium) is to be regarded as the lectotype of C. cornutum, later transferred to H. cornuta (Kützing) J. Agardh (1852).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horned.
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022