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Ballia beckeri F.Schmitz ex Mazza 1911

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 beckeri F.Schmitz ex Mazza
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Ballia beckeri F.Schmitz ex Mazza
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).


Inkyuleea beckeri (F.Schmitz ex Mazza) H.-G.Choi, Kraft & G.W.Saunders KwaZulu-Natal
© Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

Publication details
Ballia beckeri F.Schmitz ex Mazza 1911: 136-138

Published in: Mazza, A. (1911). Saggio di algologia oceanica. Nuova Notarisia 22: 7-25, 53-80, 109-139, 157-171.
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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 beckeri (F.Schmitz ex Mazza) H.-G.Choi, Kraft & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: Mouth of Kowie River, Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 382).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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Verified by: 13 April 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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

Dickinson, C.I. (1949). Two little known species of Ballia, B. beckeri Schmitz and B. hamulosa Ag. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1949: 29-31, 2 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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