Peyssonnelia mexicana E.Y. 1953
Peyssonnelia mexicana E.Y.Dawson 1953: 106, pl. 11: figs 1, 2
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Southeast side of Bahía Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 107). Holotype: Dawson; Feb. 2, 1947; On granitic outcrops. HAHF Dawson 3867, in vial 2346 and on slides 1856-1858 (Dawson 1953: 107).
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. -310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.
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