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Wrangelia comosa Kützing

Publication details
Wrangelia comosa Kützing 1849: 664

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Warrenia comosa (Harvey) Harvey ex F.Schmitz & Hauptfleisch

Basionym

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1998: 31), Wrangelia comosa sensu Kützing 1849: 664 (in part) is a synonym of Wrangelia nobilis Hooker & Harvey. - (9 Dec 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 December 2008 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2019.

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