Aglaophyllum crispum Kützing 1849

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Aglaophyllum crispum Kützing 1849: 868

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum crispum (Kützing) J.Agardh.

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: 28 February 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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