Desmotrichum balticum Kützing 1845
Desmotrichum balticum Kützing 1845: 244
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Desmotrichum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmotrichum balticum Kützing)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957).
Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, -359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel' zelenykh, burykh i krasnykh vodorosley yuzhnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of the USSR]. pp. 224, 222 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 May 2021.