Valonia forbesii Harvey 1860: 333 (as 'Forbesii' )
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Boergesenia forbesii (Harvey) Feldmann
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Loo Choo Islands. (Also Ceylon.)" [Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka] (Harvey 1860: 333). Type: C. Wright; TCD (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 57). Notes: Syntype localities: Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka (Silva et al 1996). Kotosho (Hung-t'ou), Taiwan; Harv. Alg. Ceylon Exsicc. no. 95, TCD.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Valonia forbesii Harvey)
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936).
Pacific Islands: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950).
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Iyengar, M.O.P. (1938). On the structure and life-history of Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harvey) Iyengar (Valonia forbesii Harv.). (Preliminary note). Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 17: 191-194, 4 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2017.