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Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley

Publication details
Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley in J.E.Smith & Sowerby 1843: pl. 2866

Published in: Smith, J.E. & Sowerby, J. (1843). Supplement to the English Botany of the late Sir j.E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby. The descriptions, synonyms, and places of growth by William Jackson Hooker, LL.D. Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Glasgow, F.R.S. F.S.A. L.S. &c. &c. and other eminent botanists; the figures by James De Carle Sowerby, F.L.S. &c. Vol. III. pp. [i-viii], pl. 2797-2867. London: Sold by the proprietor, J. Sowerby, 3 Mead Place, Lambeth; Longman and Co. and Sherworrd and Co., Patenoster Row.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ralfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Basionym
Zonaria deusta C.Agardh

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

Taxonomic notes
Even though the material illustrated from Berwick by the Rev. Berkeley is not this species, the combination is based on Zonaria deusta C.Agardh, typified by material from Iceland. - (6 Sep 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley)
North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901).

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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