Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892

Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Current name: Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Hawaii; beautifully regular pinnate branching; scale is 500 µm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Gymnothamnion elegans (Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892: 178 (as 'rlegans')

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Lunds Universitets ÅrsSkrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnothamnion.

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

Callithamnion elegans Schousboe ex C.Agardh

Type Information
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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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