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Beckerella helenae (Dickinson) K.-C.Fan & Papenfuss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Beckerella

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Beckerella helenae (Dickinson) K.-C.Fan & Papenfuss
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Trichosolen blomquistii (Díaz-Piferrer) D.M.John

Ptilophora helenae (Dickinson) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Beckerella helenae (Dickinson) K.-C.Fan & Papenfuss in K.-C.Fan 1961: 322

Published in: Fan, K.-C. (1961). Morphological studies of the Gelidiales. University of California Publications in Botany 32: [i-iv], 315-368, 15 figs, Plates 33-46.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Beckerella is Beckerella pinnatifida (J.Agardh) Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilophora pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) R.E.Norris

Basionym
Gelidium helenae Dickinson

Type information
Type locality: Richards Bay, Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 131).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 July 2019.

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