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Chondrus crispus var. lonchophorus Montagne 1861

Publication details
Chondrus crispus var. lonchophorus Montagne 1861: 213

Published in: Montagne, C. (1861). Florula Gorgonea seu enumerato plantarum cellularium. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Sér. 4, 14: 210-225.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

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

Type information
Type locality: In insula Sancti Nicolai, loco Agoa dos Angos dicto, legit cl. Bolle [Cape Verde Islands]

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Generally thought to be Chondrus crispus but the Cape Verde Islands are outside the range of this species. Plants from the Cape Verde Islands collected by Willem Prud'homme van Reine and sent to Michael Guiry in the 1980s are not Chondrus crispus sensu stricto.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 31 August 2004 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 18 October 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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