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Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Prasiolales
Family Prasiolaceae
Genus Prasiola

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Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
lampost, Waterside, Galway City, Ireland; left side is south-facing.. 28 Feb 2016. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Calddagh, Galway City, Ireland; thin sward on concrete surrounding lighting bollard. 25 Dec 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing
Dominick St Galway Ireland. 15 Oct 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing Calddagh, Galway City, Ireland; thin sward on concrete surrounding lighting bollard
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing 1845: 243

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola is Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville

Type information
Type locality: On a block of stone near the Clergyman's house on the Island of Lismore. October (Greville 1826: pl. 220). Type: E Notes: The island of Lismore lies in Lough Linnhe east of Mull in Argyll & Bute, Scotland.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), With beautiful leaves (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville 1826

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prasiola parietina (Vaucher) Wille
Conferva parietina Vaucher
Oscillatoria parietina Vaucher 1803
Trichophorus parietinus (Vaucher) Desvaux 1809
Oscillatoriella parietina (Vaucher) Gaillon 1833
Ulothrix parietina Kützing 1849
Prasiola calophylla f. antarctica Wille 1924

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Rindi, F. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). Composition and spatial variability of terrestrial algal assemblages occurring at the bases of urban walls in Europe. Phycologia 43: 225-235.

Rindi, F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Prasiolales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 567-569. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rindi, F., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). The Prasiolales (Chlorophyta) of Atlantic Europe: an assessment based on morphological, molecular, and ecological data, including the characterization of Rosenvingiella radicans (Kützing) comb. nov. Journal of Phycology 40: 977-997, 7 figs.

Rindi, F., McIvor, L., Sherwood, A.R., Friedl, T., Guiry, M.D. & Sheath, R.G. (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the green algal order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 43: 811-822.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Broady, P.A. (1989). The distribution of Prasiola calophylla (Carmich.) Menegh. (Chlorophyta) in Antarctic freshwater and terrestrial habitats. Antarctic Science 1: 109-118, 13 figs.
Holzinger, A., Herburger, K., Blaas, K., Lewis, L.A. & Karsten, U. (2017). The terrestrial green macroalga Prasiola calophylla (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta): ecophysiological performance under water-limiting conditions. Protoplasma 000: 000-000.

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