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Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley 1974

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Derbesiaceae
Genus Pedobesia

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Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley
Map Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley
Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Mallomonas sabulosa Croome & P.A.Tyler

Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley Map Reef, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley 1974: 92, figs 1-15

Published in: MacRaild, G.N. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The morphology and reproduction of Derbesia clavaeformis (J. Agardh) DeToni (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 13: 83-93, 15 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pedobesia.

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

Basionym
Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 811). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14897 (Womersley 1984: 292).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), club-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh 1887
Derbesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) De Toni 1889

Nomenclatural notes
Epithet should perhaps be "claviformis" in accordance with Art. 60.10 (but see Rec. 60 G). - (17 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hawkes, M.W. (1983). The genus Pedobesia (Chlorophyta, Derbesiales) with observations on the distribution and habitat of P. clavaeformis in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 21: 209-210.

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