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Peyssonnelia caulescens Kützing

Publication details
Peyssonnelia caulescens Kützing 1847: 774-775 ('Peyssonelia')

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Metamastophora flabellata (Sonder) Setchell

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), with a stem.

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1996: 243) cites P. caulescens Kützing 1849: 694. - (17 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 260).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 02 August 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 17 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.

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