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Liagora boergesenii Yamada 1938

Publication details
Liagora boergesenii Yamada 1938: 11, figs 5, 6; pl. 2

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1938). The species of Liagora from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 2: 1-34, 22 figs, pls I-XV [1-15 also].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
epilithic in shallow water (Huisman, 2002). - (6 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Widespread in warmer waters of the Indo-Pacific; epilithic in shallow water (Huisman 2006: 61).

Type information
Type locality: Kasyoto, Formosa [Kasho-to, Taiwan] (Huisman 2006: 58). Lectotype: Y. Yamada; 14 Apr. 1934; SAP 20645 (Yoshida 1998: 515). Notes: Huisman (2002: 796) notes that Yamada cited two localities( the second being Yonakuni-zima, Ryuku, Japan) and did not indicate a holotype. The specimen from Taiwan depicted in his plate 2 is designated (by Huisman, 2002: fig. 56) as the lectotype.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2002). The type and Australian species of the red algal genera Liagora and Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales). Australian Systematic Botany 15: 773-838.

Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagora. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 56-76. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Thida Nyunt & Soe-Htun, U. (2014). A revision on morphotaxonomy and phytogeographical distribution of the genus Galaxaura Lamouroux (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) from Myanmar. Mawlamyine University Research Journal 5(1): [1-11].

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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Chiang, Y.-M. (1972). Observations on the development of the carposporophyte of Liagora boergesenii Yamada (Nemaliales, Helminthocladiaceae). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 7: 111-113.

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