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Ballia pinnulata S.Kumano 1978

Publication details
Ballia pinnulata S.Kumano 1978: 98, figs 1 A-C

Published in: Kumano, S. (1978). Notes on freshwater red algae from west Malaysia. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 91: 97-107, 7 figs.

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 Balliopsis pinnulata (Kumano) G.W.Saunders & Necchi

Type information
Holotype locality: Sungei Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia (Kumano 1978: 98). Holotype: S. Kumano; 30 May 1971; On submerged roots of Saraca thaipingensis . Herbarium of Faculty of Science, Kobe University (Kumano 1978: 98).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a little wing.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Saunders, G.W. & Necchi, O., Jr (2002). Nuclear rDNA sequences from Ballia prieurii support recognition of Balliopsis gen. nov. in the Batrachospermales (Florideophyceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41(1): 61-67.

Key references
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

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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 25 October 2021.

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