Peyssonnelia obscura var. bombayensis Børgesen
Peyssonnelia obscura var. bombayensis Børgesen 1935: 44, figs 18,19
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1935). A list of marine algae from Bombay. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 12(2): 1-64, 25 figs, 10 plates.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Malabar Hill, Bombay, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 213).
Source of current name
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. -310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.