Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen In situ littoral specimen, Dhofar, Oman, Sept., 2001
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Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen 1939: 91, figs 23-25
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1939). Marine algae from the Iranian Gulf especially from the innermost part near Bushire and the Island Kharg. In: Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran, Part 1. (Jessen, K. & Spärck, R. Eds), pp. 47-141. Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Iyengaria.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Rosenvingea stellata Børgesen
Type locality: Dwarka, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 631).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
Colpomenia capensis Levring 1938
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Colpomenia sinuosa forma tuberculata has been applied to this species by P. Anand (1940: 4, 5, 6, 7, pl. II: fig. 4.
Nematicidal activity (Abid et al. 2005). - (22 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Ganesan, E.K. & Loiseaux de Goër, S. (2015). Investigations into Iyengaria, a poorly known genus of the Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae) and description of a new species Iyengaria quadriseriata. Phykos 45(2): 43-50, 3 figs.
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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 23 January 2019.