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Curdiea coriacea (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

Publication details
Curdiea coriacea (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1876: 401

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Curdiea is Curdiea laciniata Harvey.

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

Rhodymenia coriacea J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: "New Zealand, Bay of Islands, Lyall s.n. September 1841 (BM000619680) (Fig. 1)" (Nelson & Dahlen 2014: 237). Lectotype: D. Lyall; September 1841; BM 000619680 (Nelson & Dahlen 2014: 237).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia coriacea J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Sphaerococcus coriaceus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849
Gracilaria coriacea (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Harvey 1855

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Curdiea coriacea V.J.Chapman 1979

Nomenclatural notes
Even though J.Agardh may have had to hand a different entity to that of Hooker & Harvey (1845), as stated by Chapman (1979), the combination is still typified by Hooker & Harvey's materials, not J.Agardh's plants. Chapman has given a new name to J.Agardh's materials, Curdiea flabellata V.J. Chapman, but J.Agardh's Curidea coriacea, as a name, applies to Hooker & Harvey's materials regardless of what Agardh had to hand. - (9 Nov 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Nelson, W.A. & Dalen, J. (2014). Taxonomic notes on the New Zealand macroalgal flora: synonymic checklist of the red algal order Gracilariales with selection of lectotypes and description of a new species. New Zealand Journal of Botany 52(2): 236-244.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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Nelson, W.A. & Knight, G.A. (1997). Reproductive structures in Curdiea coriacea (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) including the first report of spermatangia for the genus. New Zealand Journal of Botany 35: 195-202.

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