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Taxonomy Detail

Family Lemaneaceae

Lemaneaceae C.Agardh, 1828: 1.

Type of name: Lemiania [sic]

Source: Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Original publication: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].

Nomenclatural notes:

See Silva (1980: 85) regarding C. Agardh's spelling of Lemanea.

Taxonomic notes:

According to Entwisle et al. (2009: 708), Lemaneaceae C.Agardh (1828) is a synonym of Batrachospermaceae C. Agardh (1824) emend. Entwisle et al. (2009).

Key References
Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.

Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Atkinson, G.F. (1890). Monograph of the Lemaneaceae of the United States. Annals of Botany 4: 177-229.

Entwisle, T.J. (1989). Psilosiphon scoparium gen. et sp. nov. (Lemaneaceae), a new red alga from south-eastern Australian streams. Phycologia 28: 469-475.

Raven, J.A. (1993). The roles of the Chantransia phase of Lemanea (Lemaneaceae, Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) and the 'mushroom' phase of Himanthalia (Himanthaceae, Fucales, Phaeophyta). Botanical Journal of Scotland 46: 477-485.

Schmitz, F. (1896). Lemaneaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 324-327. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

Sheath, R.G., Müller, K.M., Vis, M.L. & Entwisle, T.J. (1996). A re-examination of the morphology, ultrastructure and classification of genera in the Lemaneaceae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 44: 233-246.

Xie, S.-L., Shi, Z.-X. & Wang, R.-N. (2004). Taxonomy of the Lemaneaceae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in China. Acta Botanica Sinica 46(8): 883-888.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.

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