Holotype species: Branchioglossum woodii (J.Agardh) Kylin
Currently accepted name for the type species: Branchioglossum bipinnatifidum (Montagne) M.J.Wynne
Original publication and holotype designation: Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (1988). Notes on Branchioglossum Kylin (Delessericaeae, Rhodophyta) in the eastern Pacific. Cryptogamie, Algologie 9: 53-64.
Type designated by Kylin (1924). - (25 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 14 species names in the database at present, of which 8 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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