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Padina commersonii Bory

Publication details
Padina commersonii Bory 1828: 144, pl. 21: fig. 2

Published in: Bory de St. Vincent, J.B. (1828). Botanique, Cryptogamie. In: Voyage autour du monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de Sa Majesté, la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. (Duperrey, L.I. Eds), pp. 97-200. Paris: Bertrand.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Padina boryana Thivy

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: 'Île aux Tonneliers, pres de l'Île de France' [Mauritius] (Womersley 1958: 150). Holotype: PC (Womersley 1958: 150). Notes: Type was collected by the Coquille Expedition between 1822 and 1825. According to Womersley (1958: 15), the three specimens figured by Bory are mounted on a single sheet in the Bory Herbarium.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Padina commersonii Bory)
South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930 ).

Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1941), São Tomé & Príncipe (Price, John & Lawson 1978).

South-west Asia: Red Sea (Papenfuss 1968), Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Womersley 1958).

Pacific Islands: Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950, Dawson 1957).

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

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

Womersley, H.B.S. (1958). Marine algae from Arnhem Land, North Australia. Records of the Amercian-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land 3: 139-161.

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