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Chrysymenia cliftonii J.Agardh

Publication details
Chrysymenia cliftonii J.Agardh 1876: 319 ('cliftoni')

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chrysymenia is Chrysymenia ventricosa (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptosomia rosea (Harvey) Womersley

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

Nomenclatural notes
Silva et al. (1996: 368) note that in Harvey's amplified description of Halymenia kallymenioides in 1859, he included a mixture of two species, as noted by J. Agardh (1876), who described a second species Chrysymenia cliftonii. H. cliftonii Harvey 1859 is a substitute name for H. kallymenioides (Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft. - (11 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Scott et al. (1982: 247) cite Chrysymenia cliftoni (Harvey) J. Agardh as a synonym of Cryptomenia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft. - (11 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 368).

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.

Key references
Scott, F.J., Wetherbee, R. & Kraft, G.T. (1982). The morphology and development of some prominently stalked southern Australian Halymeniaceae (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). I. Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft comb. nov. and C. undulata Sonder. Journal of Phycology 18: 245-257, 35 figs, 1 table.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 June 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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