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Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia

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Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh
Hawaii; section showing coloured cortical layers and more or less colourless medullary cells; scale 40 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

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Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh Hawaii; section showing coloured cortical layers and more or less colourless medullary cells; scale 40 µm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh 1878: 20

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1878 '1877'). De Algis Novae Zelandiae marinis. In Supplementum Florae Hookerianae. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 14(4): [1]-32.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia leptophylloides E.Y.Dawson 1941

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Womersley 1996: 73). Lectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD (Womersley 1996: 73). Notes: Lectotypified by Kylin, 1931: 20, fig. 15.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kylin, H. (1931). Die Florideenordung Rhodymeniales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 27(11): 1-48, 8 figs, 20 plates.

Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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