Chondrophycus poiteaui (J.V. ) K.W.
Laurencia poiteaui (J.V.Lamouroux) M.Howe Tanzania
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Chondrophycus poiteaui (J.V.Lamouroux) K.W.Nam 1999: 463
Published in: Nam, K.W. (1999). Morphology of Chondrophycus undulata and C. parvipapillata and its implications for the taxonomy of the Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) complex. European Journal of Phycology 34: 455-468, 43 figs, 2 tables.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondrophycus is Chondrophycus cartilagineus (Yamada) Garbary & J.T.Harper.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Yuzurua poiteaui (J.V.Lamouroux) Martin-Lescanne
Fucus poiteaui J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 519). Type: CN (Nam 1999: 463).
Subgenus Yuzurua Section Yuzurua
Named for Pierre Antoine Poiteau (1766-1854), French gardener, collector and botanical artist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This genus is treated as masculine according to the proposal to add -phycus to the two exceptions (-anthus and -chilus) in Art. 62.2 of I.C.B.N., accepted during the XVI International Botanical Congress (St. Louis, Missouri, 26-30 July 1999) (Furnari et al., 1999, citing Barrie & Greuter, 1999).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Martin-Lescanne, J., Rousseau, F., De Reviers, B., Payri, C., Couloux, A. Cruaud, C. & Le Gall, L. (2010). Phylogenetic analyses of the Laurencia complex (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) support recognition of five genera: Chondrophycus, Laurencia, Osmundea, Palisada and Yuzurua stat. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 45(1): 51-61.
Nam, K.W. (2006). Phylogenetic re-evaluation of the Laurencia complex (Rhodophyta) with a description of L. succulenta sp. nov. from Korea. Journal of Applied Phycology 18: 679-697.
Created: 14 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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Diaz-Larrea, J., Senties, A., Fujii, M.T., Pedroche, F.F. & Oliveira, M.C. (2007). Molecular evidence for Chondrophycus poiteaui var. gemmiferus comb. et stat. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Mexican Carribean Sea: implications for the taxonomy of the Laurencia complex. Botanica Marina 50(4): 250-256.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.