Jania fastigiata Harvey 1849

Jania fastigiata Harvey

Jania fastigiata HarveyPetticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia - 04 December 2010. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Jania fastigiata Harvey 1849: 107

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

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Publication date: "before November 1849"

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Jania is Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 242) Type: TCD (Herb. Bowerbank); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 September 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 September 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022

 
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