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Ballia mariana Harvey 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Balliales
Family Balliaceae
Genus Ballia

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Ballia mariana Harvey

 

Publication details
Ballia mariana Harvey 1855: 335

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Short characters of some new genera and species of algae discovered on the coast of the colony of Victoria, Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 15: 332-336, Plate VIII.C.
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Publication date: May 1855

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ballia is Ballia brunonia Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Inkyuleea mariana (Harvey) H.-G.Choi, Kraft & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: Port Fairy, Victoria (Womersley 1998: 153). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1998: 153).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1998) this is a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Choi, H.-G., Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2000). Nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequences from Ballia spp. (Rhodophyta): proposal of the Balliales ord. nov., Balliaceae fam. nov., Ballia nana sp. nov. and Inkyuleea gen. nov. (Ceramiales). Phycologia 39: 272-287.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. & Wollaston, E.M. (1998). Tribe Pterothamnieae. In: The Marine Flora of South Australia Part IIIC. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 132-156. Canberra: State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 18 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 October 2011 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Wollaston, E.M. (1974). Sexual reproduction in Ballia mariana Harvey and Ballia ballioides (Sonder) Wollaston (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 13: 21-26.

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