Wrangelia plumosa Harvey 1844

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey

Wrangelia plumosa HarveyWrangelia plumosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, AustraliaMichael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Wrangelia plumosa Harvey 1844: 450

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

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

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

Type Information
Syntype localities: "George Town, V. D. L., R. Gunn, Esq., n. 1285, 1315" [Tasmania]; (Harvey 1844: 432) Lectotype (designated by Gordon 1972: 31): TCD; Herb Harvey Gunn 1315 (Gordon 1972: 21) Notes: Two collections by Gunn were mentioned in the original description.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022

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