Nitophyllum crispum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1852

Publication Details
Nitophyllum crispum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1852: 662

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitophyllum is Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

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

Aglaophyllum crispum Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: "Van-Diemens-Land. (v. s.) - Spec. dedit J. D. Hooker (sub titulo 'Nit. punclatum') [Georgetown, Tasmania]; (Kützing 1849: 868) Holotype: R.C. Gunn 1269; L; 941, 181...288 (Womersley 2003: 122)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 September 2003 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 March 2014

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