Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper intertidal rock: imprint of plant that had discharged sulphuric acid on limestone - 04 August 2004. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 25

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, plates 7-13.

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Publication date: 1813

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Herbacea ligulata Stackhouse

Type Information
see Fucus ligulatus Lightfoot;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 30 November 2023

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