Desmarestia munda Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux
Seal Rock, Oregon; 23 August 2000. Collector: P. Dobson; GIH/HMSC 1302 - 23 August 2000. Gayle Hansen (

Publication Details
Desmarestia munda Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 7

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). Phycological contributions, VII. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 1-13.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia herbacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Type locality: USA: (Puget Sound, Washington to San Pedro, California); (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype (fide Silva in A.R.O. Chapman): UC; 809472 (pBA LXXIa) (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 July 2023

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