Valonia clavata Ardissone 1864: 23
Published in: Ardissone, F. (1864). Enumerazione delle alghe di Sicilia. Commentario della Societá Crittogamologica Italiana 1: 391-436.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"V. clavata Ardissone [taxon inquirendum]. Ardissone (1864: 23) described this species (type locality S. Tecla, near Acireale, Sicily), as showing: frond clavate, simple, 3 cm long, 7 mm wide, forming groups. The species, no more recorded after its description, could represent young thalli of V. macrophysa." (Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2014: 384) - (22 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 15 February 2019.