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Desmotrichum repens Kylin 1907

Publication details
Desmotrichum repens Kylin 1907: 66, fig. 16A, B; pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Kylin, H. (1907). Studien über die Algenflora der schwedischen Westküste. Akademische Abhandlung. pp. [i-iii]-iv, 1-287, 7 pls. Upsala: K.W. Appelbergs Buchdruckeri. [in German]
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmotrichum is Desmotrichum balticum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2021.

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