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Ectocarpus brachiatus Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ectocarpus brachiatus Harvey 1841: 42, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ectocarpus is Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stictyosiphon griffithsianus (Le Jolis) Holmes & Batters

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Le Jolis, A. (1861). On the synonymy of Ectocarpus brachiatus. Transactions of the Botanical Society [Edinburgh] 7: 36-37.

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2019.

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