Botryocladia brownii ( ) G.Feldmann & 1965
Botryocladia brownii (Harvey) G.Feldmann & Bodard 1965: 9
Published in: Feldmann, G. & Bodard, M. (1965). Une nouvelle espèce de Botryocladia des côtes du Sénégal. Bulletin de l'Institut Oceanographique (Monaco) 65(1342): 1-14, 5 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chrysymenia brownii (Harvey) De Toni
Gloiosaccion brownii Harvey
Lectotype locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 1996: 54). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb Harvey, TCD Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 419 (Womersley 1996: 54). Notes: Syntype: various in Australia, including Fremantle, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 364). Lectotype locality designated by Womersley in 1952).
Named for Robert Brown (1773-1858), British collector, botanist and microscopist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also introduced by Nelson & Adams (1984: 21). - (12 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Schmidt, W.E., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fredericq, S. (2016). Taxonomic transfer of the red algal genus Gloiosaccion to Chrysymenia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales), including the description of a new species, Chrysymenia pseudoventricosa, for the Gulf of Mexico. Phytotaxa 243(1): 54-70.
Nelson, W.A. & Adams, N.M. (1984). The marine algae of the Kermadec Islands - a list of species. Misc. Ser. Natn Mus. NZ 10: 1-29.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. -392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 15 June 2021.