Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann
Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann KwaZulu-Natal
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Furnari et al. (2003) cite the authority for this species as Feldmann-Mazoyer as do Serio et al. (2006: 137).
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
This is a marine species.
Type locality: near Irakoka, Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 353).
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. -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. -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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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2018.