Botryocladia ardreana J.Brodie & Guiry 1988

Publication Details
Botryocladia ardreana J.Brodie & Guiry 1988: 111, figs 1-67

Published in: Brodie, J. & Guiry, M.D. (1988). Life history and reproduction of Botryocladia ardreana sp. nov. (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta) from Portugal. Phycologia 27: 109-130, 76 figs, 2 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia is Gastroclonium uvarium (J.A.Murray) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Irvinea ardreana (J.Brodie & Guiry) Guiry.

Type Information
Type locality: Sines, Portugal (37°58'N, 8°52’W); (Brodie & Guiry 1988: 112) Holotype: M.D. Guiry & J.A. West; 27 January 1977; type from culture (MDG no. 62) isolated from vegetative fragments collected in the intertidal; GALW; 000154 (Brodie & Guiry 1988: 112) Notes: Type is female plant (Fig. 1 of original publication) dried on a single herbarium sheet with isotype male and tetrasporangial plants (figs 2, 3), all in GALW.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 March 2023

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