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Wrangelia nobilis J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Wrangelia nobilis J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 411

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), famous, renowned, grand, or notable.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Wrangelia jeannerettii J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Griffithsia radiciformis Hooker & Harvey 1847
Wrangelia dasyclada Harvey ex K├╝tzing 1849
Wrangelia clavigera Harvey 1863
Wrangelia ballioides J.Agardh 1876

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1998: 31), Wrangelia comosa sensu Kützing 1849: 664 (in part) is a synonym of Wrangelia nobilis Hooker & Harvey. - (9 Dec 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown (Womersley 1998: 33). Lectotype: Gunn 1324; BM (Womersley 1998: 33).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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