Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing 1858

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing

Current name: Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal - 26 April 2015. F. Kuepper

Publication Details
Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing 1858: 32

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

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

Corallina chilensis Decaisne

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Valparaiso, Chile; (Silva & al. 1996: 232) Notes: This type locality was first chosen by Dawson, Aceto & Foldvik (1964: 46)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), used in medicine [in the past] (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 December 2017

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