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Microcladia californica Farlow 1875

Publication details
Microcladia californica Farlow 1875: 372

Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1875). List of the marine algae of the United States, with notes of some new and imperfectly known species. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10: 351-380.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microcladia is Microcladia glandulosa (Solander ex Turner) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Campylaephora californica (Farlow) T.O.Cho

Type information
Syntype localities: California and Oregon (Cho & al. 2008: 321).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Cho, T.O., Hommersand, M.H., Won, B.Y. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Generic boundaries and phylogeny of Campylaephora (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta), including Campylaephora californica (Farlow) comb. nov. Phycologia 47: 321-333.

Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Gonzalez, M.A. & Goff, L.J. (1989). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri and M. californica (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). I. Taxonomy, life history and phenology. Journal of Phycology 25: 446-454.
Gonzalez, M.A. & Goff, L.J. (1989). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri and M. californica (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). II. Basiphyte specificity. Journal of Phycology 25: 558-567.
González, M.A. & Goff, L.L. (1993). The red algal epiphytes Microcladia coulteri Harv. and M. californica Farl. (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiaceae). III. the effect of light on growth, reproduction and morphology. Botanica Marina 36(2): 87-97.

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