Galaxaura plicata Kützing 1858
Galaxaura plicata Kützing 1858: 15, pl. 33: fig. II
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: St. Croix (Silva & al. 1996: 110).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura plicata Kützing)
Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996).
Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2017 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 06 May 2021.