Corallina mediterranea Areschoug 1852

Publication Details
Corallina mediterranea Areschoug 1852: 568

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & Solander) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari mediterraneo prope Alexandriam (Herb. Reg. Acad. Scientar. Holmiae)" [near Alexandria, Egypt]; (Agardh 1851: 568)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 September 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 September 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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