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Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Publication details
Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
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Publication date: Nov-Dec 1840 [TL-2]

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 Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) F.Schmitz

Type information
Type locality: Ad insulam Sitka (Sitka, Alaska, USA) (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Lectotype: LE (Gabrielson 1989: 390, figs 1-7). Notes: The type material was shown by Gabrielson (1989: 389-393) to represent Turnerella mertensiana (Postels & Ruprecht) Schmitz

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Phoenician purple, crimson (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W. (1989). On the identity of Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 389-393.

Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gabrielson, P.W. (1989). On the identity of Iridaea punicea Postels & Ruprecht (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 389-393.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 April 2021.

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