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Ralfsia spongiocarpa Batters 1888

Publication details
Ralfsia spongiocarpa Batters 1888: 452, pl. XVIII [18]: figs 17-21

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1888). A description of three new marine algae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 24: 450-453, pl. XVIII [18].
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stragularia spongiocarpa (Batters) Hamel

Type information
Type locality: "Berwick-on-Tweed" [Berwick-upon-Tweed], Northumberland, England. (Batters 1888: 452).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Fletcher, R. L. (1981). Observations on the ecology and life history of Ralfsia spongiocarpa Batt.. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 8: 323-330.

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