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Microcolax botryocarpus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz 1897

Publication details
Microcolax botryocarpus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz in Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 458, fig. 257 e-g

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Microcolax.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia botryocarpa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964: 61).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia botryocarpa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

Nomenclatural notes
Record under syn.: Polysiphonia botryocarpa J.D. Hooker & Harvey in Harvey & J.D. Hooker, 1845, p. 181, pl. 70, pro parte (Papenfuus, 1964: 61). This species is not cited as the basionym in INA. Microcolax botryocarpa Schmitz in Engler & Prantl (1897: 458) cited in INA. M. botryocarpa (J.D. Hooker & Harvey) F. Schmitz & Falkenberg (Preuss & Zucarello, 2014: 280). - (23 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
parasitic on Streblocladia glomerulata (Montagne) Papenfuss (Preuss & Zucarello, 2014:280, citing Nelson 2012); parasitic on , Antarcric Ocean (INA). - (23 Jan 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Levring, T. (1945). Marine algae from some Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, N.F., Avd. 2 41(7): 1-36, 1 pl.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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