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Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Liagora

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Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux
Hawaii; scale 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux
Scott Reef, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Gloeothece rupestris (Lyngbye) Bornet

Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.C.Fan & Yung C.Wang Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 240

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.C.Fan & Yung C.Wang

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Tropical and subtropical seas, extending into warm temperate regions (Womersley 1994: 96).

Type information
Type locality: "Aux environs de Suez , dans la Mer rouge. Ded. Delile." [Suez, Red Sea, Egypt] (Lamouroux 1816: 240). Lectotype: CN (Yoshida 1998: 511). Notes: Dawson (1953: 43) incorrectly cites type locality as Haha-zima and Titi-zima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Type was illustrated by Abbott (Cryptogamie, Algologie, 11: fig. 23).

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Source of current name
Fan, K.-C. & Wang, Y.-C. (1974). Studies on the marine algae of Hsisha Islands, China I. Ganonema gen. nov. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 12: 489-495, 2 pls. [in Chinese with English summary]

Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Huisman, J.M. (2006). Ganonema. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 37-46. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A. & Sherwood, A.R. (2004). The Liagoraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) of the Hawaiian Islands III: the genus Ganonema, with a description of G. yoshizakii sp. nov.. Phycologia 43: 296-310.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Abbott, I.A. (1984). Two new species of Liagora (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) and notes on Liagora farinosa Lamouroux. American Journal of Botany 71: 1015-1022, 25 figs.
Umezaki, I. (1961). A developmental study of reproductive organs of Liagora farinosa Lamx.. Japanese Journal of Botany 36: 233-239.
von Stosch, H.A. (1965). The sporophyte of Liagora farinosa Lamour.. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 486-496, 25 figs in 3 pls.

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