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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
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.
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.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.