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Chondrus edulis Kützing 1867

Publication details
Chondrus edulis Kützing 1867: 19, pl. 63: figs c-e

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma edule (Kützing) Weber Bosse

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Silva & al. 1996: 331). Holotype: Vieillard; L 938,92-309 (barcode L 0055877) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2060.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondrus edulis Kützing)
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005).

Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 February 2006 by G.M. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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