Valonia clavata Ardissone 1864: 23
Published in: Ardissone, F. (1864). Enumerazione delle alghe di Sicilia. Commentario della Societá Crittogamologica Italiana 1: 391-436.
Publication date: early 1864
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"V. clavata Ardissone [taxon inquirendum]. Ardissone (1864: 23) described this species (type locality S. Tecla, near Acireale, Sicily), as showing: frond clavate, simple, 3 cm long, 7 mm wide, forming groups. The species, no more recorded after its description, could represent young thalli of V. macrophysa." (Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2014: 384) - (22 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.