Peyssonnelia splendens 1994
Peyssonnelia splendens Womersley 1994: 161, 163, fig. 46C-I
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Wanna (W of Port Lincoln), S. Australia (Womersley 1994: 161). Holotype: Womersley; 15 January 1987; uppermost sublittoral. AD A57377 (Womersley 1994: 161). Notes: The type material occurred on smooth rock just below low tide level under strong wave wash, and extended lengthwise in slight depressions where water streams down the rock after waves at very low tide.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2020.