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Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing 1858

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina

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Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
Cabrillo National Monument, California. Low zone; in tide pools and under Phyllospadix,. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
La Jolla, California; 17 m subtidal. 26 Apr 2015. F. Kuepper. © F. Kuepper.

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing
Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Decaisne) Kützing Seppings Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

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.

Basionym
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina chilensis Decaisne 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Dawson (1952: 132) cites this species as Corallina officinalis var. chilensis (Harvey) Kützing.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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