Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication Details
Punctaria tenuissima (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: xlii, 54

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Punctaria is Punctaria plantaginea (Roth) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmotrichum tenuissimum (C.Agardh) Athanasiadis.

Basionym
Zonaria tenuissima C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Kattegat, between Sweden and Denmark; (Silva & al. 1996: 636)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 October 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022

 
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