Besa leptophylla (J. ) M.S. & K.A.
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
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Besa leptophylla (J.Agardh) M.S.Calderon & K.A.Miller in Calderon et al. 2016: 433-435, figs 29-37
Published in: Calderon, M.S., Miller, K.A., Seo, T.H. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Transfer of selected Ahnfeltiopsis (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) species to the genus Besa and description of Schottera koreana sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 431-443.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California (Silva 1979: 322). Type: C. L. Anderson; no date; Agardh Herbarium Lund, Sweden (Dawson 1961: 251).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.
Gymnogongrus leptophyllus J.Agardh 1876
Ahnfeltiopsis leptophylla (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew 1992
Growing on rocks subjected to sand abrasion and on tidal platforms in the intertidal zone (Calderon et al., 2016). - (15 Dec 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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