Alysium J., 1823
Holotype species: Alysium holtingii C.Agardh
Currently accepted name for the type species: Dichotomaria obtusata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck
Original publication and holotype designation: Agardh, C.A. (1823). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [vii-viii], -531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Dichotomaria.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (2008). The status of the name Alysium holtingii C. Agardh, a red alga described from Brazil, and a depiction of the type specimen. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 80: 323-327.
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present.
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. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.
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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 August 2019.