Kallymenia berggrenii J.
Kallymenia berggrenii J.Agardh 1876: 221 (as 'Berggrenii' )
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Psaromenia berggrenii (J.Agardh) D'Archino, W.A.Nelson & Zuccarello
Named for Sven Berggren (1837–1917), Swedish botanist, explorer and professor at Lund University 1883-1902.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Novam Zelandiam (Berggren) (Agardh 1876: 221). Holoytpe: S. Berggern; 1874; LD 24733-4 Notes: "Bay of Islands, New Zealand" is cited as the holotype locality by D’Archino, W.A. Nelson & Zuccarello (2010: 77). ISOTYPES: WELT A1516 (Bay of Islands), Lindaeur Alg. Exsicc. No. 118 as Dactylymenia berggrenii.
Source of current name
D'Archino, R., Nelson, W.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2010). Psaromenia (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta): a new genus for Kallymenia berggrenii. Phycologia 49(1): 73-85.
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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D'Archino, R., Nelson, W.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2010). Psaromenia (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta): a new genus for
Kallymenia berggrenii. Phycologia 49(1): 73-85.
Miller, I.J. & Furneaux, R.H. (1996). A structural analysis of the polysaccharide from Kallymenia berggrenii J. Ag.. Botanica Marina 39: 141-147.
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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 21 April 2019.