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Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Areschoug 1852

Publication details
Corallina elegans Lenormand ex Areschoug in J.Agardh 1852: 570

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Chamberlain & Irvine (1994: 56) this entity is a synonym of Jania rubens var. corniculata (Linnaeus) Yendo.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Irvine, L.M. & Johansen, H.W. (1994). Corallinoideae. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 37-57. London: HMSO.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Meslin, R.E. (1976). Sur la position et la valeur taxonomique de Corallina elegans Lenormand (Rhodophycées, Cryptonémiales). Phycologia 15: 415-419, 2 figs.
Meslin, R.E. (1976). Sur la position et la valeur taxonomique de Corallina elegans Lenormand (Rhodophycées, Cryptonemiales). Phycologia 15: 415-419.

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