Chondria ovalis var. obovata C. 1822
Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein Carnac Island, Western Australia
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Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh 1822: 349
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: probably Oct 1822
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein
Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: 'Nouv. Holl.' (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Holotype: Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Notes: Herb. Lamouroux, PC (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 376).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996: 280, 355) note that this is a legitimate renaming, at the varietal level, of Gigartina ovata and that combinations of this basionym, although incorrect, are also legitimate (see Art. 52.3). - (26 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
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Verified by: 22 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2020.