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Corallina officinalis var. mediterranea (Areschoug) Hauck, nom. illeg. 1883

Publication details
Corallina officinalis var. mediterranea (Areschoug) Hauck in Rabenhorst 1883: 281, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hauck, F. (1883). Die Meeresalgen Deutschlands und Österreichs. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 113-320. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ellisolandia elongata (J.Ellis & Solander) K.R.Hind & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Corallina mediterranea Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: "In mari mediterraneo prope Alexandriam (Herb. Reg. Acad. Scientar. Holmiae)" [near Alexandria, Egypt] (Agardh 1851: 568).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), used in medicine [in the past] (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
This combination is an illegitimate name, as a later homonym of C. officinalis var. mediterranea Kützing (1858) (Furnari et al., 1999).

General environment
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.

Created: 04 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 17 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bressan, G. & Benes, M. (1977). Individuazione di caretteri quantitativi diacritici in Corallina mediterranea Areschoug e C. officinalis Linneo (Corallinaceae - Rhodophyceae). Boll. Soc. Adriat. Sci. nat. 61: 1-10.

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