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Chylocladia ovalis Hooker, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Chylocladia ovalis Hooker 1833: 297, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium ovatum (Hudson) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: based on an illegitimate name, Fucus ovalis Hudson, 1778. - (24 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.

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