Botryocladia pyriformis (Børgesen)
Botryocladia pyriformis (Børgesen) Kylin 1931: 18
Published in: Kylin, H. (1931). Die Florideenordung Rhodymeniales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 27(11): 1-48, 8 figs, 20 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chrysymenia pyriformis Børgesen
Type locality: Virgin Islands: north of St. Jan (St. John) (off america Hill, W. of Thatch Island) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 354).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Brown 1956).
Chrysymenia pyriformis Børgesen 1910
This is a marine species.
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Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Ballantine, D.L. (1989). Reproduction in Caribbean plants of Botryocladia pyriformis and B. wynnei (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 28: 237-242.
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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 27 June 2019.