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Lomentaria australis (Kützing) Levring

Publication details
Lomentaria australis (Kützing) Levring 1946: 223

Published in: Levring, T. (1946). A list of marine algae from Australia and Tasmania. Meddel. Göteborg Bot. 16: 215-227, 6 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Chondrothamnion australis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Nova Hollandia" (Womersley 1996: 136). Holotype: Herb. Kützing, L 940, 284...259 (Womersley 1996: 136).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrothamnion australis Kützing 1865

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lomentaria fruticulosa Reinbold 1899
Chylocladia fruticulosa (Reinbold) De Toni 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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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