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Phycodrys pulchra W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Phycodrys pulchra W.R.Taylor 1945: 279, pl. 91: figs 1, 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phycodrys is Phycodrys sinuosa (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phycodrina elegans (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) M.J.Wynne

Type information
Type locality: Isla Santa María, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 279, 280). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-382B; 29 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 279, 280). Notes: Type (cystocarpic and tetrasporic) at sta. 197(?).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (1985). Taxonomic delineation of Phycodrina (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), a new genus endemic to the Galápagos. Systematic Botany 10: 73-80.

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