Myrionema strangulans Greville 1827

Myrionema strangulans Greville

Current name: Myrionema strangulans Greville
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Publication Details
Myrionema strangulans Greville 1827: pl. 300

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1827). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. V (fasc. 55-60). pp. pls 271-300 (with text). Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.

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

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

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland; (Silva & al. 1996: 623) Type: E; (Womersley 1987: 64) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 229) for more information on the lectotype of this species.

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), throttled, i.e., narrowed and then widened again; strangling (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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