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Bostrychia pinnata J.Tanaka & Chihara

Publication details
Bostrychia pinnata J.Tanaka & Chihara 1984: 122-125, figs. 4, 5

Published in: Tanaka, J. & Chihara, M. (1984). Taxonomic studies of Japanese mangrove macroalgae I. Genus Bostrychia (1) (Ceramiales, Rhodophyceae). Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 10: 115-126, 5 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia calliptera (Montagne) Montagne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shiira River, Iriomote Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 474). Type: TNS AL-35613 (Yoshida 1998: 1011).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bostrychia pinnata J.Tanaka & Chihara)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Singapore (West 1992, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Karsten, U. & West, J.A. (1996). Salt tolerance and growth of Bostrychia pinnata and B. calliptera in laboratory culture (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). The Philippine Scientist 33: 16-22, 2 figs.
King, R.J. & Puttock, C.F. (1986). Bostrychia pinnata J. Tanaka et Chihara in Australia. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Ser. B (Botany) Ser. B., 12: 17-24.
West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (1995). New records of Bostrychia pinnata and Caloglossa ogasawaraensis (Rhodophyta) from the Atlantic U.S.A.. Botanica Marina 38: 303-306.
West, J.A., Hommersand, M. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2001). Morphology and reproduction of Bostrychia pinnata (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) in laboratory culture. Phycological Research 49: 285-298.
Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2002). Phylogeography of the Bostrychia calliptera-B pinnata complex (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and divergence rates based on nuclear, mitochondrial and plastid DNA markers. Phycologia 41: 49-60.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 April 2018.

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