Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan 1845
Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
Panama. Filament with 3 pericentral cells; each cell set rotated approximately 60°.Diane Littler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan 1845: 45
Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asparagopsis is Asparagopsis delilei Montagne.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus taxiformis Delile
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 182) Type: herb. Lenormand, C; (Yoshida 1998: 648)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Taxus.
This is a marine species.
A tropical/subtropical species; thalli are epilithic (Womersley 1996: 331).
Created: 29 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 October 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023