Iridaea belangeri Bory de Saint-Vincent
Iridaea belangeri Bory de Saint-Vincent in Bélanger & Bory 1834: 160
Published in: Bélanger, C. & Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1834). Voyage aux Indes-Orientales. Botanique IIe Partie. Cryptogamie. pp. 1-192. Paris: A. Bertrand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllymenia belangeri (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Named for Charles Paulus Bélanger (1805 - 1881), French botanist and explorer.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
False Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa Lectotype: PC (Bornet & Thuret Herbarium) TA14583 (De Clerck & al. 2005: 172). Notes: The herbarium sheet carries three specimens representing three different species from two red algal families. As the specimen on the right represents a female gametophyte of P. belangeri, it is designated as the lectotype.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Gargiulo, G.M., Morabito, M. & Manghisi, A. (2013). A re-assessment of reproductive anatomy and postfertilization development in the systematics of Grateloupia Halymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(1): 3-25.
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2015 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.