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)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 October 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023

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