Bostrychia tenella (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh 1863

Bostrychia tenella (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh

Current name: Bostrychia tenella (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh
Tanzania - 01 January 0001. Katrin Oesterlund (

Publication Details
Bostrychia tenella (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh 1863: 869

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

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

Plocamium tenellum J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: Saint Croix [United States Virgin Islands]; Syntype [of Fucus tenellus Vahl]: MEL; 672309A (Yoshida 1998: 1013)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 April 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 April 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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