Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne 1842

Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne

Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) MontagnePanama. Branchlets uniseriate at apex, soon becoming multiseriateDiane Littler (

Publication Details
Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne 1842: 661

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Bostrychia. Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle [Orbigny] 2: 660-661.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

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

Rhodomela radicans Montagne

Type Information
Type locality: near Cayenne, French Guiana; (Montagne 1840: 198) Lectotype (designated by King and Puttock 1989): F.R. Leprieur 361; MEL; 672285A (King & Puttock 1989: 25) Notes: PC0046492 (Isolectotype). However, the PC specimen is more likely the holotype and the MEL specimen a duplicate and no lectotypification was necessary or desirable.

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2022

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