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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Peyssonneliales
Family Peyssonneliaceae
Genus Peyssonnelia

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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich
Fragment of type of Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich in Rijksherbarium Leiden (L). 20 Mar 2013. Kyatt Dixon. © Kyatt Dixon .

Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich Fragment of type of Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich in Rijksherbarium Leiden (L)
© Kyatt Dixon

Publication details
Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich 1897: 10, no fig.

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Neue Kalkalgen von Deutsch-Neu-Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms-Land). Bibliotheca Botanica 7(41): 1-11, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ramicrusta calcea (Heydrich) K.R.Dixon

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

Taxonomic notes
Taylor (1945) cites his record as Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich, prox.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tami Island, Deutsch Neu-Guinea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 209). Holotype: LD (Dixon & Saunders 2013: 103). Notes: Dawson (1953: 108): holotype destroyed in Berlin in 1945, Dixon & Saunders (2013: 103) discovered a fragment of the holotype in herb. Weber-van Bosse (L).

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Source of current name
Dixon, K.R. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). DNA barcoding and phylogenetics of Ramicrusta and Incendia gen. nov., two early diverging lineages of the Peyssonneliaceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 52(1): 82-108.

Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

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Verified by: 20 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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