Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link, nom. cons. 1833

Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link

Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) LinkNorthern California - 08 March 2011. Wendell Wood (

Publication Details
Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link, nom. cons. 1833: 232; pl. 28

Published in: Link, H.F. (1833). Handbuch zur Erkennung der nutzbarsten und am häufigsten vorkommenden Gewächse. Dritter Theil. pp. i-xviii, 1-536. Berlin: Haude & Spener.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon is Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.

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

Chorda lomentaria Lyngbye

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Habitat in infimo refluxus limite ad littora Faeroensia, ut a Qvivig, copiosa. Ad Hammerhuus Bornholmiae" [Quivig, Faeroe Islands and Bornholm, Denmark]; (Lyngbye 1819: 74) Type: C; (Womersley 1987: 295) Notes: Womersley (1987: 295) gives the following data: Type from Quivig, Faroe Is; in Herb Lyngbye, C, which could constitute a lectotypification.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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