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Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Padina


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Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).


Publication details
Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft 1983: 87, fig. 6 C, H, I; fig. 7 C, D

Published in: Allender, B.M. & Kraft, G.T. (1983). The marine algae of Lord Howe Island (New South Wales): the Dictyotales and Cutleriales (Phaeophyta). Brunonia 6: 73-130, 29 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

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

Named for the Danish phycologist F. Børgesen (1866-1956).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 77) being first found in Mediterranean Israel in 1962-65. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Widespread in warm seas, extending to warm temperate waters. 1 m depth; in Chondrophycus paillosus community, with epiphytic Polysiphonia, Chondria, Cladophora, Enteromorpha and Ceramium; in Caulerpa racemosa community, with epiphytic Cladophora, Polysiphonia, Chondrophycus papillosus and Hypnea; with Bryopsis plumosa; with Chaetomorpha, Cladophora and epiphytic Polysiphonia; on rock flat ca. 30 cm below low water (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (15 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: U.S. Virgin Islands (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 44). Type: MEL 47044 (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 44). Notes: Hohenacker Alg. Mar. Sicc., fasc. 11, no. 515 (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 44)

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Padina boergesenii Allender & Kraft)
Europe: Italy (Ribera et al. 1992).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Salvage Islands (Parente et al. 2000, John et al. 2004).

North America: Mexico (Pacific) (Díaz-Martínez et al. 2016 ).

Central America: Costa Rica (Steen et al. 2015), Panama (Wysor & De Clerck 2003).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Cabrera, Moreira & Suárez 2004, Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015, van der Loos et al. 2017).

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

South America: Brazil (Menezes Széchy & Paula 2010), Colombia (Diaz-Pulido et al 2007 ), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Eritrea (Lipkin & Silva 2002, Ateweberhan & Prud'homme van Reine 2005), Libya (Ribera et al. 1992), Madagascar (Steen et al. 2015), Mozambique (Tschaikner, Gärtner & Kofler), South Africa (De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Mauritius (Kraft 2009), Rodrigues Island (De Clerck et al. 2004).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 2010, Rao & Gupta 2015), Israel (Hoffman 2004, Galil 2007 , Hoffman et al. 2014 ), Lebanon (Bitar et al. 2017 ), Levant states (Ribera et al. 1992), Oman (Wynne & Jupp 1998), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Abbas & Shameel 2013), Sri Lanka (Coppejans et al. 2009).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Lord Howe Island (Lewis 1985, Kraft 2009), Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Tsuda 2006), Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), Guam (Lobban & N'Yeurt 2006), Hawaiian Islands (De Clerck et al. 2006), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
Abbas, A. & Shameel, M. (2013). Morpho-anatomical studies on the genus Padina (Dictyotales, Phaeophycota) from the Coast of Karachi, Pakistan. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences 50(1): 21-36, 34 figs.

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.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 11 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Balakrishnan, S. & Krishnamurthy, K.V. (1991). A morphological and histochemical study of the rhizoids of Padina boergesenii Allender and Kraft. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 13: 191-199, 13 figs.
Balakrishnan, S. & Krishnamurthy, K.V. (1993). A morphological and histochemical study on the hairs of Padina boergesenii (Phaeophyta). Seaweed Research and Utilisation 16: 227-236, 15 figs.
Diaz-Pulido, G., Villamil, L. & Almanza, V. (2007). Herbivory effects on the morphology of the brown alga Padina boergesenii (Phaeophyta). Phycologia 46: 131-136.
Dulymamode, R., Sukhoo, N. & Bhugun, I. (2001). Evaluation of Padina boergesenii (Phaeophyceae) as a bioindicator of heavy metals: some preliminary results from Mauritius. South African Journal of Botany 67(3): 460-464.

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