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Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Valoniaceae
Genus Valonia

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Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Basal branches. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Upper branches. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
1. Branching pattern. 2. Habit, low intertidal (Ba Lang An, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam). Insert: Fragment.. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
West end of Menjangan Island, Bali, 18m - Reef slope overgrowing Cyphastrea decadia. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
West end of Menjangan Island, Bali, 18m - Reef slope overgrowing Cyphastrea decadia. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
West end of Menjangan Island, Bali, 18m - Reef slope overgrowing Cyphastrea decadia. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
Tanzania. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

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Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh West end of Menjangan Island, Bali, 18m - Reef slope overgrowing Cyphastrea decadia
© Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)

Publication details
Valonia fastigiata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1887: 101, pl. I: fig. 5

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Sri Lanka; Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 801). Syntype: Harvey 74; BM (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 203). Notes: Syntype: Sri Lanka (Leliaert & Coppejans, 2004: 203).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Leliaert, F. (2015). Cladophorales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 32-67. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Sivalingam, P.M. (1989). Biochemical relationships of Valonia fastigiata and Valoniopsis pachynema from the tropics. Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 1-3.

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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 16 February 2019.

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