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Delisea flaccida (Suhr) Papenfuss

Publication details
Delisea flaccida (Suhr) Papenfuss 1940: 214

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Delisea is Delisea elegans J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus flaccidus Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 728).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus flaccidus Suhr 1834
Calocladia suhrii J.Agardh 1841
Chondrodon suhrii Kützing 1847
Delisea suhrii J.Agardh 1852
Chondrodon flaccidus (Suhr) Kützing 1868

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bonnemaisonia suhrii (J.Agardh) Endlicher 1843

Taxonomic notes
According to Papenfuss (notes), the name Euctenodus labillardieri has been misapplied to this species by Hohenacker (1860 [1852-1862]: no. 400)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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