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Valonia forbesii Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Valoniaceae
Genus Valonia

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Valonia forbesii Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia forbesii Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia forbesii Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Valonia forbesii Harvey
Nth Turtle Island, off Port Hedland, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Valonia forbesii Harvey
Tanzania. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Valonia forbesii Harvey
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Valonia forbesii Harvey
Barrow Island, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Valonia forbesii Harvey

 

Ceramium rubrum f. dehiscens Petersen

Boergesenia forbesii (Harvey) Feldmann Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep

Publication details
Valonia forbesii Harvey 1860: 333 (as 'Forbesii' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Boergesenia forbesii (Harvey) Feldmann

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Loo Choo Islands. (Also Ceylon.)" [Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka] (Harvey 1860: 333). Type: C. Wright; TCD (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 57). Notes: Syntype localities: Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka (Silva et al 1996). Kotosho (Hung-t'ou), Taiwan; Harv. Alg. Ceylon Exsicc. no. 95, TCD.

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Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 January 2014 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.)

Iyengar, M.O.P. (1938). On the structure and life-history of Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harvey) Iyengar (Valonia forbesii Harv.). (Preliminary note). Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 17: 191-194, 4 figs.

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