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Botryocladia kuckuckii (Weber Bosse) Yamada & T.Tanaka 1938

Publication details
Botryocladia kuckuckii (Weber Bosse) Yamada & T.Tanaka 1938: 77

Published in: Yamada, Y. & Tanaka, T. (1938). The marine algae from the Island of Yonakuni. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 53-86, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia is Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray) Harvey.

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

Basionym
Chrysymenia kuckuckii Weber Bosse

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996: 354). Type: L?

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysymenia kuckuckii Weber Bosse 1928

Taxonomic notes
Although G. Feldmann (1945: 55-56) and Børgesen (1950: 44-44) considered this entity to be conspecific with Botryocladia skottsbergii, Littler & Littler (2003: 293) found only non-intergrading, discrete populations in the wild. Botryocladia kuckuckii consistently has only one vesicle per stalk and one stalk per holdfast, whilst B. skottsbergii usually has several stalks holdfast and several vesicles arising from branched stalks.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (2003). South Pacific Reef Plants. A diver's guide to the plant life of the South Pacific Coral Reefs. pp. 1-331. Washington, DC: OffShore Graphics, Inc.

Key references
Afonso-Carrillo, J., Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Boisset, F., Sobrino, C., Tittley, I. & Neto, A.I. (2006). Botryocladia chiajeana and Botryocladia macaronesica sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic, with a discussion on the closely related genus Irvinea. Phycologia 45: 277-292.

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