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Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam 2017

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Palisada


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Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam
Hawaii; portion of plant showing crustose base. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Tayloriella divaricata M.J.Wynne

Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid Hawaii; scale 10 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam in Rousseau & al. 2017: 10, fig. 4

Published in: Rousseau F., Gey D., Kurihara A., Maggs C.A., Martin-Lescanne J., Payri C., Reviers B. de, Sherwood A.R. & Le Gall L. (2017). Molecular phylogenies support taxonomic revision of three species of Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of a new genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 269: 1-19, 6 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Palisada is Palisada robusta K.W.Nam.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid

Type information
Type locality: Lualualei Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii (McDermid 1989: 353). Holotype: K.J. McDermid; 3 July 1988; at the +0.3 m (above MLLW) tidal level on a limestone solution bench exposed to surf. BISH KM 2050 (Abbott 1999: 384). Notes: Holotype: KM 2050 tetrasporophyte. Isotypes in BISH. Abbott (1999: 384) gives the following data: Holotype: BISH 529056.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), forming a crust, crustose.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid 1989

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 August 2020.

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