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Nitophyllum versicolor Harvey 1841

Publication details
Nitophyllum versicolor Harvey 1841: 59

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitophyllum is Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Drachiella heterocarpa (Chauvin ex Duby) Maggs & Hommersand

Type information
Type locality: Ilfracombe [Devon, England]: Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1841: 59). Type: TCD?

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 25 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 November 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Johnson, T. (1892). Callosities of Nitophyllum versicolor, Harv. (A new mode of vegetative reproduction of Florideae). Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society 7: 155-159.

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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 05 March 2021.

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