Areschougia ligulata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1872

Publication Details
Areschougia ligulata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1872: 26

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Areschougia is Areschougia laurencia (Hooker f. & Harvey) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nizymenia conferta (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft.

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 325) Holotype ?: Harvey; TCD; Notes: Womersley (1994: 360) gives the following data for the type: Type from W. Aust. (Harvey, Trav. set 173 from Rottnest I.?); holotypes? in TCD.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Appears to be a deep-water alga on rough-water coasts (Womersley 1996: 360).

Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 July 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 July 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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