Cystoclonium obtusangulum Kützing 1849
Cystoclonium obtusangulum Kützing 1849: 757
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hommersand et al. (2009: 528) point out that this name cannot be consider a combination of Gracilaria obtusangula J.D.Hooker & Harvey since Kützing followed Hooker & Harvey (1847) in merging Gracilaria obtusangula and G. nigrescens (C. Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey, 1847. - (20 Jan 2010) - M.D. Guiry
Hommersand et al. (2009: 528) mention unpublished evidence fromrbcL sequencing that this is not a Cystoclonium but probably represents a new genus. - (20 Jan 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Subantarctic Islands: South Shetland Islands (Hommersand & al. 2009).
Hommersand, M.H., Moe, R.L., Amsler, C.D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Notes on the systematics and biogeographical relationships of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Rhodophyta with descriptions of four new genera and five new species. Botanica Marina 52: 509-534, 6 figs.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
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Verified by: 20 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2021.