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Liagora tomentosa Kützing 1863

Publication details
Liagora tomentosa Kützing 1863: 13

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1863). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu drei und siebenzig neun Algenspecies. Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Klassen der Realschule zu Nordhausen. pp. [1]-19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.

Publication date: Mai 1863

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Y.-C.Wang

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 543). Type: Vieillard; L 941,149-236 (barcode L 0056005) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 543). Notes: Isotype on sheet L940.284-299 (barcode : 0055801) with the holotype of Gongroceras subtile Kützing.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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