Wormskioldia punctata (Stackhouse) Sprengel 1827
Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Grevilleintertidal rocky pool, South of Portugal, 2011 - 01 January 0001. Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Wormskioldia punctata (Stackhouse) Sprengel 1827: 331
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.
Fucus punctatus Stackhouse
Type locality: "First discovered by Mr. Stackhouse, on the sands at Weymouth, very near the pier, at low water mark." [Weymouth, Dorset, England]; (Withering 1796: 405) Notes: Type in BM?
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 07 August 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022