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Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse

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


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Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
Barrow Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
Barrow Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).


Caulerpa mexicana f. pectinata (Kützing) W.R.Taylor

Valoniopsis pachynema (G.Martens) Børgesen
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication details
Valonia pachynema (G.Martens) Weber Bosse 1913: 61

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Valoniopsis pachynema (G.Martens) Børgesen

Bryopsis pachynema G.Martens

Type information
Syntype localities: Benkulen (Bengkulu) and Pulau Tikus, near Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 803). Lectotype: L 936 181 388 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 203). Notes: Leg. Eduard von Martens (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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Sivalingam, P.M. (1989). Biochemical relationships of Valonia fastigiata and Valoniopsis pachynema from the tropics. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 1-3.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 26 May 2019.

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