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Delesseria armata J.Agardh 1894

Publication details
Delesseria armata J.Agardh 1894: 67

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica. Continuatio II. Acta Universitatis Lundensis Afd. 2 30(7): 1-99, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypoglossum armatum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
First appeared in Wilson (1892: addenda) without a description. - (5 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 52). Holotype: Wilson; 29 December 1891; LD, Herb. Agardh 31575 (Womersley 2003: 52). Notes: Womersley (2003: 52) notes that there are isotypes in MEL (10057) and BM.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1898). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. 3, Part 3. De dispositione Delesseriearum curae posteriores. pp. i-vii, 1-239. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.

Key references
Wilson, J.B. (1892). Catalogue of algae collected at or near Port Phillip Heads and Western Port. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Seriesd 4(1): 157-190.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.

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