Scutarius cartilagineus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

Publication Details
Scutarius cartilagineus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 920

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scutarius is Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Myriogramme cartilaginea (Harvey) Womersley.

Nitophyllum cartilagineum Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 463) Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey; Trav. Set 131 (Womersley 2003: 111)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 January 2009

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