Desmarestia aculeata var. compressa
Desmarestia aculeata var. compressa Reinsch 1888: 145
Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Species et genera nova algarum ex insula Georgia australi. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 144-156.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia menziesii J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Lamb, I.M. & Zimmermann, M.H. (1977). Benthic marine algae of the Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctic Res. Series, Washington 23: 129-229.
Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.
Created: 11 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2020.