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Pleonosporium caribaeum (Børgesen) R.E.Norris

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Spongoclonioideae
Tribe Spongoclonieae
Genus Pleonosporium

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Pleonosporium caribaeum (Børgesen) R.E.Norris
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Pleonosporium caribaeum (Børgesen) R.E.Norris
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Pleonosporium caribaeum (Børgesen) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Pleonosporium caribaeum (Børgesen) R.E.Norris 1985: 61

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1985). Studies on Pleonosporium and Mesothamnion (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) with a description of a new species from Natal. British Phycological Journal 20: 59-68, 28 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleonosporium is Pleonosporium borreri (Smith) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongoclonium caribaeum (Børgesen) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Mesothamnion caribaeum Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Annaberg, St. John, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 419). Type: C (Yoshida 1998: 917).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of the Caribbean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

Key references
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.

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 May 2010 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.)

Aponte, N.E. & Ballantine, D.L. (1992). The life history in culture of Pleonosporium caribaeum (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Caribbean. Cryptogamie, Algologie 13: 15-23.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.

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