Delesseria americana C. 1822
Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.; pressed specimen
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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.
Publication date: probably Oct 1822
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad litus Americae Septentrionalis prope North River lecto, mihi allata [Hudson River]. (Agardh 1822: 173).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Created: 07 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 11 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2020.