Martensia flabelliformis ex J.
Martensia flabelliformis Harvey ex J.Agardh Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
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Martensia flabelliformis Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863: 826
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
J. Agardh (1863: 826) credits the name to Harvey "Harv. List. of Fr. Isl. Alg. n:o 11", which is why INA gives "Harvey ex J. Agardh" as the authorities. Wynne (2014: 127) gives "J. Agardh" as the sole authority. - (12 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry
South & Skelton (2003: 736) cite this as a synonym of Neomartensia flabelliformis (Harvey ex J. Agardh) Yoshida & Mikami 1996.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 460). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Yamada, Y. (1936). Notes on some Japanese algae VII. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 135-140, 3 figs, pls XXX-XXXIII.
Yoshida, T. & Mikami, H. (1996). Observations on Japanese species of the genus Martensia (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of Neomartensia gen. nov.. Phycological Research 44: 101-106.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.