Lictoria taxiformis ( ) J. 1841
Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan Panama. Branch apex with single prominent apical cell cutting off lens-shaped cell basally.
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Lictoria taxiformis (Delile) J.Agardh 1841: 23
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lictoria.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
Fucus taxiformis Delile
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 182). Type: herb. Lenormand, C (Yoshida 1998: 648).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Taxus.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 23 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 December 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 August 2020.