Bostrychia gracilis (R.J.King & Puttock) Zuccarello & J.A.West 2006

Publication Details
Bostrychia gracilis (R.J.King & Puttock) Zuccarello & J.A.West 2006: 34

Published in: Zuccarello, G.C. & West, J.A. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Bostrychioideae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta): subsuming Stictosiphonia and highlighting polyphyly in species of Bostrychia. Phycologia 45: 24-36.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bostrychia is Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

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

Stictosiphonia gracilis R.J.King & Puttock

Type Information
Type locality: New Zealand: Leigh Marine Station; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: M.J. Parsons 1135; 21.v.1974; CHR; 360335 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 March 2006 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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