Lesleigha hawaiiensis


Taxonavigation: Sebdeniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Sebdeniales

Familia: Sebdeniaceae
Genus: Lesleigha
Species: Lesleigha hawaiiensis


Lesleigha hawaiiensis Kraft & G.W.Saunders, 2011

  • Holotype locality: Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii (21º17'03" N; 157º43'05.45" W).
  • Holotype: GEN-10488a, cystocarpic specimen: G. Kraft & B. Hipp; 23 May 1996; from 13.5 m under reef undercuts at 'Turtle Canyons'. UNB. Isotypes: Four tetrasporic sheets and one liquid-preserved tetrasporangial specimen.


  • Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. 2011. Taxonomic and molecular studies of the family Sebdeniaceae (Sebdeniales, Rhodophyta): new species of Lesleigha gen. nov. and Crassitegula from Hawaii, east Asia and Lord Howe Island. European Journal of Phycology 46(4): 416–441. Reference page. : 422, figs 3–38
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Lesleigha hawaiiensis. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 26 June 2018.