Delesseria americana C.Agardh 1822

Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey

Current name: Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey
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Publication Details
Delesseria americana C.Agardh 1822: 173

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey.

Type Information
Type locality: Ad litus Americae Septentrionalis prope North River lecto, mihi allata [Hudson River].; (Agardh 1822: 173)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 11 September 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 September 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2023

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