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Iridaea orbitosa Suhr

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Iridaea

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Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa . 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
with Porphyra aeodes, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
with Porphyra aeodes at base, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal in Garden Limpet zone. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; fertile plants (tetrasporangia and cystocarps). 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal in Garden Limpet zone
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Iridaea orbitosa Suhr 1840: 276

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridaea is Iridaea cordata (Turner) Bory de Saint-Vincent.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Suhr 1840: 276).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Russell, L.K., Hurd, C.L., Nelson, W.A. & Broom, J.E. (2009). An examination of Pachymenia and Aeodes (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in New Zealand and the transfer of two species of Aeodes in South Africa to Pachymenia. Journal of Phycology 45: 1389-1399.

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Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.

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