Halymenia rosea M. & W.R.Taylor
Halymenia rosea M.Howe & W.R.Taylor 1931: 28-29, fig. 15; pl. 1: figs 3, 4; pl. 2: fig. 7
Published in: Collins, F.S. & Howe, M.A. (1916). Notes on species of Halymenia. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 43: 169-182.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2004) cite Halymenia senegalensis M. Bodard as a synonym of this species. According to John et al. (2004), Halymenia rosea M. Howe & W.R. Taylor probably belongs to Sebdenia (Soler-Onís, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Dredged, Cabo Frio, Hassler Expedition 1043 (a and a')." (Howe & Taylor 1931: 29).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
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Rodríguez-Prieto, C., De Clerck, O., Huisman, J.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Systematics of the red algal genus Halymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta): characterization of the generitype H. floresii and description of Neofolia rosea gen. et sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology 53(4): 520-536.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.