Scinaia moniliformis J.
Scinaia moniliformis J.Agardh Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 5. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
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Scinaia moniliformis J.Agardh 1885: 72-73
Published in: Huisman, J.M. (1986). The red algal genus Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) from Australia. Phycologia 25: 271-296, 82 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
Scinaia indica Børgesen 1931
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Phillips Heads, Victoria Australia (Huisman 2006: 95). Holotype: J.B. Wilson; 28 Feb 1882; Herb. Agardh, LD 32207 (Huisman & Womersley 1994: 101). Notes: Huisman & Womersley (1994: 101) notes that specimen 32208 in LD was collected on 5 January 1888, after the description.
Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Galaxauraceae Parkinson 1983: 608. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 99-118. Canberra:
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Scinaia. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 93-106. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Afaq-Husain, S. & Shameel, M. (2001). Structure and reproduction of Scinaia moniliformis pakistanensis var. nov. (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta). Pakistan Journal of Botany 33(1): 53-68, 42 figs, 1 table.
Kajimura, M. (1991). Scinaia pseudo-moniliformis sp. nov. (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta) from the Sea of Japan. Botanica Marina 34: 513-520.
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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 August 2019.