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Bowiesia pulchra Greville

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Bonnemaisoniales
Family Bonnemaisoniaceae
Genus Bowiesia

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Bowiesia pulchra Greville
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bowiesia pulchra Greville

Bowiesia pulchra Greville
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Bowiesia pulchra Greville

 

Publication details
Bowiesia pulchra Greville 1830: lvii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bowiesia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delisea pulchra (Greville) Montagne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 184). Holotype: Fraser; Herb. Greville, E (Womersley 1996: 344). Notes: "Novam Hollandiam" (Womersley 1996; 344). Possibly Macquarie Island (Ricker, 1987), but opinions vary (see Millar, 1990: 382). Type: Greville collection, E (Bonin, 1982, figs 8a, 8b).

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Source of current name
Montagne, C. (1844). Quelques observations touchant la structure et la fructification des genres Ctenodus, Delisea et Lenormandia, de la famile des Floridées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 1: 151-161, pls 10, 11.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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