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Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Bostrychieae
Genus Stictosiphonia

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Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva
microscope detail, De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, August 200. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva
in upper eulittoral zone, De Hoop, Western Cape, August 2008. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva
in upper eulittoral zone, De Hoop, Western Cape, August 2008. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; upper-shore crevices; fronds only a few mm high. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne microscope detail, De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, August 200
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Stictosiphonia intricata (Bory) P.C.Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 552

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stictosiphonia is Stictosiphonia hookeri (Harvey) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia intricata (Bory) Montagne

Basionym
Scytonema intricatum Bory

Type information
Lectotype locality: Falkland Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 552). Lectotype : PC (Womersley 2003: 369). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Post (1936: 36, 40). Collector: Durville and Lesson (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bostrychia fastigiata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Bostrychia mixta f. inermis Post 1936
Bostrychia dichotoma Tokida 1938

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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