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Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Liagora


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Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Cassini Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Excicata identificada por R. Cabrera. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Hawaii; scale 1 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux
Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Ectocarpus repens Reinke

Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux Hawaii; scale 1 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Liagora ceranoides J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 239

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ?like a wild parsnip.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dichotomaria ceranoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville 1830
Liagora viscida f. ceranoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Hauck 1882

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Liagora pulverulenta C.Agardh 1822
Liagora leprosa J.Agardh 1847
Liagora patens P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865
Liagora subarticulata Grunow 1874
Liagora prolifera P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Liagora opposita J.Agardh 1896
Liagora subpaniculata Butters 1911
Liagora tildenii Butters 1911
Liagora tildenii var. lubrica Butters 1911
Liagora pilgeriana Zeh 1912
Liagora pulverulenta var. compacta Weber Bosse 1921
Liagora ceranoides f. leprosa (J.Agardh) Yamada 1938
Liagora ceranoides f. pulverulenta (C.Agardh) Yamada 1938
Liagora ceranoides var. pulverulenta (C.Agardh) Børgesen 1942
Liagora ceranoides var. leprosa (J.Agardh) Børgesen 1942

Taxonomic notes
According to Børgesen (1942b: 28) (Silva et al. (1996), the name Liagora distenta has been misapplied to this species by Jadin (1935: 162)

Habitat notes
from intertidal pools down to 27-m depths; epilithic or epiphytic ( on lobophora variegata (Huisman, 2002). - (7 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

From intertidal pools to 27 m depth, epilithic on Lobophora variegata; widespread in tropical seas (Huisman 2006: 61).

Type information
Type locality: St Thomas, Virgin Islands (Huisman 2006: 61). Type: CN (Abbott 1990: fig. 12).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1990). A taxonomic and nomenclatural assessment of the species of Liagora (Rhodophyta, Nemaliales) in the herbarium of Lamouroux. Cryptogamie, Algologie 11: 111-136, 29 figs.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Bottalico, A., Alongi, G. & Perrone, C. (2016). Macroalgal diversity of Santa Cesarea-Castro (Salento Peninsula, southeastern Italy). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 73(2): 1-12.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Freshwater, D.W., Idol, J.N., Parham, S.L., Fernández-García, C., León, N., Gabrielson, P.W. & Wysor, B. (2017). Molecular assisted identification reveals hidden red algae diversity from the Burica Peninsula, Pacific Panama. Diversity 9(19): 1-38, 31 figs.

Huisman, J.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Liagoraceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 49-76. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagora. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 56-76. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Lin, S.-M., Huisman, J.M. & Payri, C. (2013). Characterization of Liagora ceranoides (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta) on the basis of rbcL sequence analyses and carposporophyte development, including Yoshizakia indopacifica gen. et sp. nov. from the Indo-Pacific region. Phycologia 52(2): 161-170.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Nunes, J.M. de C. (2005). A família Liagoraceae (Rhodophyta, Nemaliales) no estado da Bahia, Brasil. Hoehnea 32(3): 429-444.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Thida Nyunt & Soe-Htun, U. (2014). A revision on morphotaxonomy and phytogeographical distribution of the genus Galaxaura Lamouroux (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) from Myanmar. Mawlamyine University Research Journal 5(1): [1-11].

Zanardini, G. (1874). Scelta di ficee nuove o piu rare del mare Adriatico. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 18(1): [253]-286, pls XCVII-CIV.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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Brodie, J. & Norris, J.N. (1992). Life history and morphology of Liagora aff. ceranoides (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta) fom the Florida Keys. Phycologia 31: 419-430.
Lin, S.-M., Huisman, J.M. & Payri, C. (2013). Characterization of Liagora ceranoides (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta) on the basis of rbcL sequence analyses and carposporophyte development, including Yoshizakia indopacifica gen. et sp. nov. from the Indo-Pacific region. Phycologia 52(2): 161-170.

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