Erythroglossum lusitanicum Ardré 1970

Erythroglossum lusitanicum Ardré

Erythroglossum lusitanicum Ardrémale microscope plant in surface view, North of Portugal, 2004Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Erythroglossum lusitanicum Ardré 1970: 216 [183 in reprint], pl. 18: figs 4-8; pl. 19: figs 103; pl. 55: figs 1-5

Published in: Ardré, F. (1970). Contribution à l'étude des algues marines du Portugal. I. La flore. Portugaliae Acta Biologica, Série B, Sistemática, Ecologia, Biogeografia e Paleontologia 10: 137-555.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Erythroglossum is Erythroglossum schousboei (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: "Type: Herbier de Coimbra. Loc.: Montedor 25/3/63. Herb.: Penedos de Medroa-Buarcos, 10/1929, leg. Moraes, sous le nom de Rhodymenia palmata, type COI" [Portugal]; (Ardré 1970: 217) Neotype: F. Ardré; 25 iii 1963; PC; 0122679 (Díaz et al. 2009: 208) Notes: Diaz et al. (2009: 208) note that the single specimen designated by Ardré (1970, pl. 55, fig. 1 as holotype (from Buarcos, leg. Moraes) was not found in the Coimbra Herbarium (COI). Holotype from Buarcos, collected by A.Taborda de Moraes, x, 1929; neotypified with Ardé collection (25 iii1963) from Montredor (PC 0122679) (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype locality: Montedor, Portugal (Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara, 2014: 164).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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