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Lomentaria fruticulosa Reinbold

Publication details
Lomentaria fruticulosa Reinbold 1899: 46

Published in: Reinbold, T. (1899). Meeresalgen von Investigator Street (Süd-Australien), gesammelt von Miss Nellie Davey (Waltham, Honiton). Hedwigia 38(1): 39-51.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lomentaria australis (Kützing) Levring

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Investigator Street, leg. Miss N. Davey No. 148 (in Cymadoce antarctica epiphytica)." [Sturt Bay, South Australia] (Womersley 1996: 138). Type: A.E. Davey; (Womersley 1996: 138). Notes: An isotype specimen in AD (A1533) is epiphytic on Posidonia australis and appears to be a small plant of Lomentaria australis (Womersley 1996: 138).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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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