Phycodrys pulchra W.R.Taylor 1945
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phycodrina elegans (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) M.J.Wynne
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 03 June 2004 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.