Lessonia grandifolia A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905

Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova

Current name: Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova
Napier Rock, King George Island, Antarctic 10m depth - 22 January 2002. Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de)

Publication Details
Lessonia grandifolia A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905: 105, pl. 470: fig. 6

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1905). Antarctic algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 43: 105-109, pl. 470.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lessonia is Lessonia flavicans Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, near surface, April, 1904. Also from Cape Adare and Coulman Island, Brit. Antarct. Exped."; (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 106) Type: members of the staff of the 'Discovery'; BM?; (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 212, table 1)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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