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Liagora perennis I.A.Abbott 1995

Classification:
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 perennis I.A.Abbott
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Liagora perennis I.A.Abbott
Hawaii; branches showing cystocarps; scale 1 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Ectocarpus distortus Carmichael

Liagora perennis I.A.Abbott Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Liagora perennis I.A.Abbott 1995: 343

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1995). A new "tetrasporangial" species of Liagora (Rhodophyta, Nemaliales) from Hawaii. Chinese Journal of Limnology and Oceanography 13: 343-347, 5 figs.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Macrocarpus perennis (I.A.Abbott) S.-M.Lin, S.-Y.Yang & Huisman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), perennial.

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

Distributional notes
Hawaiian endemic (Abbott, 1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands (Abbott & Huisman 2003: 600). Holotype: K. McDermid; 18 August 1983; Shallow subtidal. BISH 634740 (Abbott & Huisman 2003: 600). Notes: Herbarium: IA 16334 (BISH 634740).

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Source of current name
Lin, S.-M., Yang, S.-Y. & Huisman, J.M. (2011). Systematics of Liagora with diffuse gonimoblasts based on rbcL sequences and carposporophyte development, including the description of the new genera Neoizziella and Macrocarpus (Liagoraceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 249-262.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2003). The Liagoraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) of the Hawaiian Islands II: the species of Liagora with quadripartite carposporangia, including descriptions of L. donaldiana sp. nov. and L. julieae sp. nov.. Phycologia 42: 594-605.

Abbott, I.A. (1999). Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. xv + 477pp, 133 figs. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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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