Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker 1969

Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker

Current name: Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker
Lizard Island, QueenslandJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Chlorodesmis fastigiata (C.Agardh) S.C.Ducker 1969: 17, fig. 1

Published in: Ducker, S.C. (1969). Additions to the genus Chlorodesmis (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 8(1): 17-20, 3 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorodesmis is Chlorodesmis comosa Harvey & Bailey.

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

Vaucheria fastigiata C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari ad insulas Marianas lectani sub n:o 19 communicavit Gaudichaud." [Mariana Islands]; (Agardh 1824: 176) Type: herb. alg. Agardh; LD; no. 15661 (Yoshida 1998: 113)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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