Chorda filum var. tomentosa ( ) 1847
Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund Labrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogonium
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Chorda filum var. tomentosa (Lyngbye) Areschoug 1847: 365
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye
Type locality: ad rupes maritimas Norvegiae prope Öster-Riisöer; ante ostium sinus Oxefiord Norvegia (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 02 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Novaczek, I., Bird, C.J. & McLachlan, J. (1986). The effect of temperature on development and reproduction in Chorda filum and C. tomentosa (Phaeophyta, Laminariales) from Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Botany 64: 2414-2420. [in English]
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