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Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet

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

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Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet
Spain; apices under microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ría de A Coruña, 2005, microscope. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet 1892: 307

Published in: Bornet, E. (1892). Les algues de P.-K.-A. Schousboe. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles et Mathématiques de Cherbourg 28: 165-376, pls I-III.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleonosporium is Pleonosporium borreri (Smith) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Ceramium flexuosum C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: North Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 420).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corynospora flexuosa (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ceramium flexuosum C.Agardh 1824
Callithamnion flexuosum (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1828
Halothamnion flexuosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pleonosporium flexuosum (C.Agardh) Bornet)
Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Bárbara et al. 2006, Araújo et al. 2009), Spain (Miranda 1931, Bárbara et al. 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Cremades, Bárbara, Granja & Veiga 1997, Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Bárbara et al. 2005, Peña & Bárbara 2006, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Peña & Bárbara 2010, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010, Secilla 2012), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

De Toni, G.B. (1903). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio III. pp. [i], frontispiece, [iii-v], 775, 775 bis, 776, 777 bis, 777-1521 + 1523-1525. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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