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Helminthocladia densa (Harvey) F.Schmitz & Hauptfleisch

Publication details
Helminthocladia densa (Harvey) F.Schmitz & Hauptfleisch 1896: 333

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Hauptfleisch, P. (1896). Helminthocladiaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 327-335. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Helminthocladia is Helminthocladia purpurea (Harvey) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Nemastoma densum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 89). Holotype: R.C. Gunn; TCD Herb. Harvey (Huisman & Womersley 2006: 51). Notes: Distributed as Alg. Austral. Exsicc. No. 431

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nemastoma densum Harvey 1859

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nemalion insigne Harvey 1863
Helminthora densa (Harvey) Desikachary 1958

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Upper sublittoral.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (2006). Helminthocladia. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 48-54. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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