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.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
Created: 24 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 24 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.