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Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg 1897

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Pterosiphonieae
Genus Symphyocladia


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Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Cape Peron [Point Peron], Western Australia; with tetrasporangia. Scale - 500 µm.. 18 Nov 2018. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Cape Peron [Point Peron], Western Australia. 18 Nov 2018. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Ardenza, Livorno, Italy; shallow sublittoral. Detail of upper surface. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Ardenza, Livorno, Italy; shallow sublittoral. Detail of margin of blade. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Ardenza, Livorno, Italy; shallow sublittoral. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg
Ardenza, Livorno, Italy; shallow sublitttoral. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).


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Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg Ardenza, Livorno, Italy; shallow sublitttoral
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg in Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 444

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Symphyocladia.

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

Amansia marchantioides Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: New Zealand: Cape Kidnapper; Hawke's Bay (Silva & al. 1996: 554). Lectotype: ‘Rev. N. Colenso, N. Zealand’; TCD (Millar 1990: 456). Notes: Womersley (2003: 341) gives the following data for Amansia? marchantioides: Type from Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (Colenso); holotype in Herb. Harvey, TCD. (Harvey gave “Cape Kidnapper and Hawke’s Bay; however the Cape is at the southern extremity of Hawkes Bay and it appears that this the only type locality).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Marchantia.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Placophora marchantioides (Harvey) J.Agardh
Amansia marchantioides Harvey 1855

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Placophora latiuscula Okamura 1895
Symphyocladia latissima Yendo 1920

Distributional notes
This species was introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 219), perhaps by shipping, being first found at Livorno, Italy in 1984. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Intertidal and subtidal; epiphytic or epilithic (Kim et al. 2010). - (13 Aug 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ardré, F. (1973). Remarques sur la structure et les affinités des Symphyocladia (Rhodomelacées, Céramiales). Botaniste 56: 19-54.

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

Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. [1]-263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Kim, S.Y., Nelson, W.A. & Kim, M.S. (2012). A reappraisal of Symphyocladia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), including a new species based on morphology and molecular data. Phycologia 51(5): 531-541.

Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photographs and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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Ardré, F., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Cabioch, J. (1974). Présence remarquable du Symphyocladia marchantioides (Harvey) Falkenberg (Rhodomélacées, Céramiales) aux Açores. Bulletin de la Société Phycologique de France 19: 178-182.

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