Holotype species: Bowiesia pulchra Greville
Currently accepted name for the type species: Delisea pulchra (Greville) Montagne
Original publication and holotype designation: Lindley, J. (1836). A natural system of botany, or a systematic view of the organization, natural affinities, and geographical distribution of the whole vegetable kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, the arts, and rural or domestic economy. Second edition, with numerous additions and corrections, and a complete list of genera, with their synonyms. pp. [i-v] vi-xxvi, -526. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, Paternoster Row.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Delisea.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Listed on p. 436 as a substitute name for Bowiesia Greville, with no explanation, and no combinations. The type is then the type of Bowiesia. - (17 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 07 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.