Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg 1897

Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg

Current name: Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg
Salina, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy. Detail of branch. Shallow salt marsh; collected by Francesca RossiFabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication Details
Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg 1897: 460

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lophosiphonia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Hutchinsia obscura C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 525) Type: LD, Herb. Agardh; (Womersley 2003: 335)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

In South Australia, on Avicennia marina pneumatophores (Womersley 2003: 335).

Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 April 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2024

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