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Grateloupia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) De Clerck, Gavio, Fredericq, Cocquyt & Coppejans

Publication details
Grateloupia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) De Clerck, Gavio, Fredericq, Cocquyt & Coppejans 2005: 177

Published in: De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllymenia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Iridaea belangeri Bory de Saint-Vincent

Type information
False Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa Lectotype: PC (Bornet & Thuret Herbarium) TA14583 (De Clerck & al. 2005: 172). Notes: The herbarium sheet carries three specimens representing three different species from two red algal families. As the specimen on the right represents a female gametophyte of P. belangeri, it is designated as the lectotype.

Named for Charles Paulus BĂ©langer (1805 - 1881), French botanist and explorer.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Grateloupia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) De Clerck, Gavio, Fredericq, Cocquyt & Coppejans)
Africa: South Africa (De Clerck et al. 2005, Figueroa et al 2007).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).

Source of current name
Gargiulo, G.M., Morabito, M. & Manghisi, A. (2013). A re-assessment of reproductive anatomy and postfertilization development in the systematics of Grateloupia Halymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(1): 3-25.

Created: 23 August 2006 by Wendy Guiry

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.

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