Peyssonnelia rupestris P. & H. 1867
Peyssonnelia rupestris P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 148
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophysema elegans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex J.Agardh) P.S.Dixon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Palmariales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta, Part 2A Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds) Vol. 1 (2A), pp. 65-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Created: 11 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 264 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=16759
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.