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Liagora preissii Sonder ex Kützing

Publication details
Liagora preissii Sonder ex Kützing 1858: 45, pl. 93: fig. II ('preisii')

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.C.Fan & Yung C.Wang

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
South & Skelton (2003) cite this species as a synonym of Ganonema farinosum (Lamouroux) Fan & Wang 1974. They note that Huisman & Kraft (1994: 83) consider L. preissii most likely conspecific with G. farinosum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 127). Holotype: MEL 8587 (Huisman 2006: 43).

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Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagoraceae. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 29-30. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Key references
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.

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