Gymnogongrus palmettoides (J.Agardh) Ardissone 1893

Publication Details
Gymnogongrus palmettoides (J.Agardh) Ardissone 1893: 681

Published in: Ardissone, F. (1893). Note alla phycologia Mediterranea. Rendiconti Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Serie II 26(17): 674-690.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllophora sicula (K├╝tzing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine.

Phyllophora palmettoides J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab ad littora Europae superioris." [Northern Europe]; (Agardh 1849: 88) Lectotype: BM; (Newroth & Taylor 1971) Notes: Newroth & Taylor (1971: 95) note that the specimen designated by Mrs L.M. Irvine as the 'holotype' of Fucus membranifolius var. roseus Turner and hence of P. palmettoides J. Agardh, is clearly the specimen illustrated by Turner (1809, Tab. 74, fig. m).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 January 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 December 2023

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