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Iridaea rosea Kylin

Publication details
Iridaea rosea Kylin 1941: 24, pl. 9, fig. 22.

Published in: Kylin, H. (1941). Californische Rhodophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 37(2): 1-71, 7 figs, 13 plates.

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 Mazzaella rosea (Kylin) Fredericq

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Key references
Hughey, J.R., Silva, P.C. & Hommersand, M.H. (2001). Solving taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Pacific Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) using DNA from type material. Journal of Phycology 37: 1091-1109.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2018.

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