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.

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
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Silva & al. 1996: 432) Lectotype: Gunn 1315; Herb. Harvey,TCD; (Womersley 1998: 28)

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: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022

 
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