Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann 1945
Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, August 2008.
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Botryocladia madagascariensis G.Feldmann 1945: 57, figs 3-5
Published in: Feldmann, G. (1945). Révision du genre Botrycladia Kylin (Rhodophycées-Rhodyméniacées). Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 35: 49-61, 5 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: near Irakoka, Madagascar (Silva & al. 1996: 353).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Furnari et al. (2003) cite the authority for this species as Feldmann-Mazoyer as do Serio et al. (2006: 137).
This species was seemingly introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 225), perhaps by shipping or via the Suez Canal. It was first found in 1991 in Sicily and has since spread widely. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Afonso-Carrillo, J., Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Boisset, F., Sobrino, C., Tittley, I. & Neto, A.I. (2006). Botryocladia chiajeana and Botryocladia macaronesica sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic, with a discussion on the closely related genus Irvinea. Phycologia 45: 277-292.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. -656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..
Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.
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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Tsiamis, K. & Verlaque, M. (2011). A new contribution to the alien red macroalgal flora of Greece (Eastern Mediterranean) with emphasis on Hypnea species. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 393-410.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Wilkes, R.J., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). Vegetative morphology and rbcL phylogeny of some members of the genera Botryocladia and Irvinea (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 45: 481-494.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Turna, I., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, F. (2000). First record of Botryocladia madagascariensis G. Feldmann (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyceae) from the Gulf of Antalya (Mediterranean coast of Turkey). Plant Biosystems (Giornale Botanico Italiano) 134(1): 111-115.
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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 06 May 2021.