Nitophyllum stipitatum Harvey, nom. illeg. 1859

Publication Details
Nitophyllum stipitatum Harvey, nom. illeg. 1859: 312

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Vol. II. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.

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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 Nitophyllum crispum (K├╝tzing) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: east coast of Tasmania (Gunn).; (Harvey 1859: 312) Holotype: TCD?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stipitate, provided with a stalk or a little stipe (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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