Laminaria pallida Greville 1848

Laminaria pallida Greville

Current name: Laminaria pallida Greville
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks - 06 October 2005. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Laminaria pallida Greville 1848: 134

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 641) Type: Pappe; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 July 2022

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 March 2024

 
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