Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan 1845

Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan

Current name: Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
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Publication Details
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.

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Type Species
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 Information
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.

General Environment
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: 01 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 February 2024

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