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Iridaea edulis (Stackhouse) Greville 1830

Publication details
Iridaea edulis (Stackhouse) Greville 1830: 158

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridaea is Iridaea cordata (Turner) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dilsea carnosa (Schmidel) Kuntze

Basionym
Fucus edulis Stackhouse

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
false dulse; "dulse, false"

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.

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