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Validation of the Generic Name Palisada (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta)
Ki Wan Nam
Department of Marine Biology, Pukyong National University, Busan 608-737, Korea
The name Palisada, which recently was proposed but not validly published for a new genus in the Laurencia complex, is validated by the provision of a Latin diagnosis. Relevant nomenclatural changes for several species of Chondrophycus are included.
Keywords : Chondrophycus, Laurencia complex, Nomenclatural change, Palisada, validation