Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye 1819

Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund

Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) JaasundLabrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogoniumEric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com)

Publication Details
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye 1819: 74, pl. 19 A

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chorda is Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund.

Type Information
Type locality: ad rupes maritimas Norvegiae prope Öster-Riisöer; ante ostium sinus Oxefiord Norvegia; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 November 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022

 
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