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Padina vickersiae Hoyt

Publication details
Padina vickersiae Hoyt in Britton & Millspaugh 1920: 595

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1920). Algae. In: The Bahama flora. (Britton, N.L. & Millspaugh, C.F. Eds), pp. 553-618. New York: published by the authors.
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Publication date: 26 jun 1920

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Padina gymnospora (K├╝tzing) Sonder

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
Taskin (2013: 301) notes that this species was mentioned from Turkey by Kartal et al. (2009). - (8 Oct 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, USA (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 605).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Aisha, K. & Shameel, M. (2010). Occurrence of the genus Padina (Dictyophyceae, Phaeophycota) in the coastal waters of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Botany 42: 319-340.

Taskin, E. (2013). New records of three dictyotalean brown algae for Turkey. Botanica Marina 56(3): 299-302.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 October 2013 by Wendy Guiry

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Fagerberg, W.R. & Dawes, C.J. (1973). An electron microscopic study of the sporophytic and gametophytic plants of Padina vickersiae Hoyt. Journal of Phycology 9: 199-204.

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Wendy 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 17 February 2020.

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