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Blidingia ramifera (Bliding) Garbary & L.B.Barkhouse, nom. inval. 1987

Publication details
Blidingia ramifera (Bliding) Garbary & L.B.Barkhouse 1987: 363, nom. inval.

Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Barkhouse, L.B. (1987). Blidingia ramifera (Bliding) stat. nov. (Chlorophyta): a new marine alga for eastern North America. Nordic Journal of Botany 7: 359-363.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Blidingia is Blidingia minima (Nägeli ex Kützing) Kylin.

Basionym
Blidingia minima var. ramifera Bliding

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branch-bearing (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: basionym invalid. - (18 Nov 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Burrows (1991: 80) considered that branching of Blidingia was of little taxonomic value and referred such branch plants to Blidingia marginata (see also Furnari, Cormaci & Alongi 2014: 92). - (30 Jun 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

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.

Lindstrom, S.C., Hanic, L.A. & Golden, L. (2006). Studies of the green alga Percursaria dawsonii (=Blidingia dawsonii comb. nov., Kornmanniaceae, Ulvales) in British Columbia. Phycological Research 54(1): 40-56, 3 tables, 19 figs.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedroche, F.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar-Rosas, R. (2005). Catálogo de las algas marinas bentónicas del Pacífico de México. I. Chlorophycota. pp. i-viii, 17-146. Ensenada, México: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Chlorophyta multicellulari e fanerogame acquatiche. Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-318, pls 1-94. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Steinhagen, S., Düsedau, L. & Weinberger, F. (2021). DNA barcoding of the German green supralittoral zone indicates the distribution and phenotypic plasticity of Blidingia species and reveals Blidingia cornuta sp. nov. Taxon 00: [1-17], 6 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 23 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Garbary, D.J. & Barkhouse, L.B. (1987). Blidingia ramifera (Bliding) stat. nov. (Chlorophyta): a new marine alga for eastern North America. Nordic Journal of Botany 7: 359-363.

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