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Iridaea belangeri Bory de Saint-Vincent

Publication details
Iridaea belangeri Bory de Saint-Vincent in Bélanger & Bory 1834: 160

Published in: Bélanger, C. & Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1834). Voyage aux Indes-Orientales. Botanique IIe Partie. Cryptogamie. pp. 1-192. Paris: A. Bertrand.
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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 Phyllymenia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Eponomy
Named for Charles Paulus Bélanger (1805 - 1881), French botanist and explorer.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
False Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa Lectotype: PC (Bornet & Thuret Herbarium) TA14583 (De Clerck et al. 2005: 172). Notes: The herbarium sheet carries three specimens representing three different species from two red algal families. As the specimen on the right represents a female gametophyte of P. belangeri, it is designated as the lectotype.

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
Gargiulo, G.M., Morabito, M. & Manghisi, A. (2013). A re-assessment of reproductive anatomy and postfertilization development in the systematics of Grateloupia Halymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(1): 3-25.

Key references
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.

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