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Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Botryocladia

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Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann
De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, August 2008.. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com). From: De Clerck, O., Bolton, J.J., Anderson, R.J. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Guide to the seaweeds of KwaZulu-Natal. Scripta Botanica Belgica 33: 1-294. Purchase information.

 

Publication details
Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann 1945: 57, figs 3-5

Published in: Feldmann, G. (1945). Révision du genre Botrycladia Kylin (Rhodophycées-Rhodyméniacées). Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 35: 49-61, 5 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia is Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray) Harvey.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near Irakoka, Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 353).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann)
Europe: Greece (Tsiamis & Verlaque 2011 ), Italy (Cormaci, Furnari & Scammacca 1976, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Cormaci et al. 2004 , Serio et al 2006), Malta (Cormaci et al. 1997, Cormaci et al. 2004 ), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Turna, Cormaci & Furnari 2000, Cormaci et al. 2004 ).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Wilkes et al. 2006, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Africa: Madagascar (Feldmann 1945, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005).

South-west Asia: Cyprus (Taskin et al. 2013), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008).

Nomenclatural notes
Furnari et al. (2003) cite the authority for this species as Feldmann-Mazoyer as do Serio et al. (2006: 137).

Distributional notes
This species was seemingly introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 225), perhaps by shipping or via the Suez Canal. It was first found in 1991 in Sicily and has since spread widely. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Afonso-Carrillo, J., Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Boisset, F., Sobrino, C., Tittley, I. & Neto, A.I. (2006). Botryocladia chiajeana and Botryocladia macaronesica sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic, with a discussion on the closely related genus Irvinea. Phycologia 45: 277-292.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Tsiamis, K. & Verlaque, M. (2011). A new contribution to the alien red macroalgal flora of Greece (Eastern Mediterranean) with emphasis on Hypnea species. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 393-410.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Wilkes, R.J., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). Vegetative morphology and rbcL phylogeny of some members of the genera Botryocladia and Irvinea (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 45: 481-494.

Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Turna, I., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, F. (2000). First record of Botryocladia madagascariensis G. Feldmann (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyceae) from the Gulf of Antalya (Mediterranean coast of Turkey). Plant Biosystems (Giornale Botanico Italiano) 134(1): 111-115.

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