Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892
Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Hawaii; beautifully regular pinnate branching; scale is 500 µm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman
Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892: 178 (as 'rlegans')
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnothamnion.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Ad Tintigin" [Tangier, Morocco]; (Dawson 1962: 4) Holotype: Hornemann; LD?; (Dawson 1962: 4) Notes: Dawson (1962: 4) notes that the holotype is a Hornemann collection from Herb. Schousboe, probably in the Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Sweden.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 11 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023