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Bossea Manza, 1937, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae

Holotype species: Bossea plumosa Manza

Currently accepted name for the type species: Bossiella plumosa (Manza) P.C.Silva

Original publication and holotype designation: Manza, A.V. (1937). The genera of the articulated corallines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 44-48.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Bossiella.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Bossea H.G.L.Reichenbach, 1841 (Geraniaceae), nom. illeg. - (5 Oct 2010) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 14 species names in the database at present.

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