Delesseria californica J.Agardh 1884

Publication Details
Delesseria californica J.Agardh 1884: 69

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Erythroglossum californicum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Notes: Dawson (1962: 93, 94) notes that the type is not specifically designated, consisting of two specimens on one sheet in Herb. Agardh, Lund, Sweden and that the type locality is not specifically designated, the two specimens: Nr. 31387 "California, Farlow," Nr. 31388 "Santa Barbara [California] L. N. Dimmick" (illustrated by Kylin).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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