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Alysium J.Agardh, 1823

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Suborder Galaxaurineae
Family Galaxauraceae

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], [399]-531. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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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References
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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