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Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Valoniaceae
Genus Ventricaria

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Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
en su hábitat natural, en la zona Habana- Matanzas, en oquedades de un arrecife. Foto: Ángel Fernández.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Old plant covered with various epiphytes. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 4 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Scott Reef, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Marsha Shagra, Red Sea. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West
Ventricaria ventricosa Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au) and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

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Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West Bonaire, Caribbean
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Ventricaria ventricosa (J.Agardh) J.L.Olsen & J.A.West 1988: 104, figs 1-4, 11

Published in: Olsen, J.L. & West, J.A. (1988). Ventricaria (Siphonocladales-Cladophorales complex, Chlorophyta), a new genus for Valonia ventricosa. Phycologia 27: 103-108, 14 figs, 3 tables.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ventricaria.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh

Basionym
Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Guadeloupe, West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 800). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Olsen & J. West (1988: 104) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

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

Olsen, J.L. & West, J.A. (1988). Ventricaria (Siphonocladales-Cladophorales complex, Chlorophyta), a new genus for Valonia ventricosa. Phycologia 27: 103-108, 14 figs, 3 tables.
Sugiyama, K., Mori, I.C., Takahashi, K., Muto, S. & Shihira-Ishikawa, I. (2000). A calcium-dependent protein kinase functions in wound healing inVentricaria ventricosa (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 36: 1145-1152.

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