Desmarestia antarctica R.L.Moe & P.C.Silva 1989

Publication Details
Desmarestia antarctica R.L.Moe & P.C.Silva 1989: 277, figs 1-13

Published in: Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1989). Desmarestia antarctica (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae), a new ligulate Antarctic species with an endophytic gametophyte. Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 273-283.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: Palmer Station, Anvers I., Antarctic Peninsula; (Moe & Silva 1989: 279) Holotype: Moe 474; 27 May 1974; UC; 1552454 (Moe & Silva 1989: 279)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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