Sinkoraena lancifolia ( ) H.-B.Lee, J.A. , & I.K.Lee, nom. inval.
Sinkoraena lancifolia (Harvey) H.-B.Lee, J.A.Lewis, Kraft & I.K.Lee 1997: 145, nom. inval.
Published in: Lee, H.B., Lewis, J.A., Kraft, G.T. & Lee, I.K. (1997). Sinkoraena gen. nov. (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea, Japan and southern Australia. Phycologia 36: 103-113.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sinkoraena is Sinkoraena okamurae (Yamada) H.-B.Lee, J.A.Lewis, Kraft & I.K.Lee.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes lancifolius (Harvey) Kawaguchi & Wang
Gigartina lancifolia Harvey
Type locality: "Hakodadi Bay, Japan ; on rocks at low tide." [Hakodate Bay, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 332). Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 195, fig. 10).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with lance-shaped leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Kawaguichi et al. point out that this combination was not proposed validly as the exact page of the protologue of the basionym was not cited.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.
Mineur, F., De Clerck, O., Le Roux, A., Maggs, C. A. & Verlaque, M. (2010). Polyopes lancifolius (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta), a new component of the Japanese marine flora introduced to Europe. Phycologia 49(1): 86-96.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Lee, H.-B. (1997). Sinkoraena lancifolia (Harvey) H.-B Lee, J.A. Lewis, Kraft et I.K. Lee amended from Sinkoraena okamurae (Yamada) H.-B. Lee et al. (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae 12(2): 145-146.
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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 16 June 2019.