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Lessonia flavicans Bory

Publication details
Lessonia flavicans Bory in Dumont d'Urville 1825: 17, 23 [594]

Published in: [Dumont] d'Urville, J.[B.G.M.] (1825). Flore des îles Malouines; par J. D'Urville. pp. [i], [1]-56. Paris: De l'imprimiere De Lebel, imprimeur du Roi.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lessonia.

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

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming yellow or yellowish.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lessonia fuscescens Bory 1826
Lessonia ovata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Lessonia frutescens Skottsberg 1907
Lessonia nigrescens f. lacunifera Skottsberg 1921
Lessonia vadosa Searles 1978

Habitat notes
Subtidal (3)7-38 m. deep (Searles 1978). - (15 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Îles Malouines [Falkland Islands] (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 239). Lectotype: Dumont d' Urville; 1825; PC 0062750 (Asensi & de Reviers 2009: 239). Notes: Des cotes de l'île aux Pingouins, l'une des Malouines" Bory's handwriting on herbarium sheet PC0062750. Isolectotype: PC0062749.

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Key references
Asensi, A. & de Reviers, B. (2009). Illustrated catalogue of types of species historically assigned to Lessonia (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) preserved at PC, including a taxonomic study of three South-American species with a description of L. searlesiana sp. nov. and a new lectotypification of L. flavicans. Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 209-249.

Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1826). Lessonie. Lessonia. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 9, pp. 321-322. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Searles, R.B. (1978). The genus Lessonia Bory (Phaeophyta, Laminariales) in southern Chile and Argentina. British Phycological Journal 13(4): 361-381.

[Dumont] d'Urville, J.[S.C.] (1826). Flore des îles Malouines. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 4: 573-621.

Created: 15 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Asensi, A. & de Reviers, B. (2009). Illustrated catalogue of types of species historically assigned to Lessonia (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) preserved at PC, including a taxonomic study of three South-American species with a description of L. searlesiana sp. nov. and a new lectotypification of L. flavicans. Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 209-249.

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