Callithamnion botryocarpum Harvey 1855: 563
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 95). Holotype: not in TCD Harvey No. 324, travelling collection (Woelkerling 1971: 38). Notes: TCD; Collector: W.H. Harvey (INA).
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
Stegenga, H., Mol, I., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lokhorst, G.M. (1997). Checklist of the marine algae of the Netherlands. Gorteria Supplement 4: 3-57.
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.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:
Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 523 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14654
Cite this record as:
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 17 July 2019.