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Ahnfeltia elongata Montagne 1854

Publication details
Ahnfeltia elongata Montagne in Gay 1854: 333, no fig.

Published in: Montagne, C. (1854). Botanica. Tomo octavo. Flora Chileana. Plantas cellulares. Tomo segundo. Algas. In: Historia fisica y politica de Chile segun documentos adquiridos en esta republica durante doce años de residencia en ella y publicata bajo los auspicios del supremo gobierno.... (Gay, C. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 257-389. Paris & Santiago: Paris: en casa del autor. Chile: en el museo de historia natural de Santiago.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ahnfeltia is Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries.

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

Type information
Type locality: Chile meridional (Gay) (Montagne 1854: 333).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrus elongatus Montagne 1867

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Maggs, C.A., McLachlan, J.L. & Saunders, G.W. (1989). Infrageneric taxonomy of Ahnfeltia (Ahnfeltiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 25(2): 351-368.

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