Ralfsia ceylanica ex E.S.Barton 1903
Ralfsia ceylanica Harvey ex E.S.Barton
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Ralfsia ceylanica Harvey ex E.S.Barton 1903: 477, pl. 13: figs 1-4
Published in: Barton, E.S. (1903). List of marine algae collected at the Maldive and Laccadive Islands by J.S. Gardiner, Esq., M.A. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 35: 475-482, pl. 13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lobophora ceylanica (Harvey ex E.S.Barton) C.W.Vieira, De Clerck & Payri
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Barton 1903: 477). Holotype: Ferguson 59; BM 000562896 (Vieira & al. 2016: 700). Notes: Epitype (designated by Viera et al. 2016: 700): Maldives, Baa Atoll, May 2009, C. Payri IRD4605 (PC barcode PC0063012).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Vieira, C., Camacho, O., Wynne, M.J., Mattio, L., Anderson, R.J., Bolton, J.J., Sansón, M., D'hondt, S., Leliaert, F., Fredericq, S. & Payri, C. (2016). Shedding new light on old algae: Matching names and sequences in the brown algal genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 65(4): 689–707.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 June 2021.