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Chondria verticillata Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria verticillata Harvey
Coeloclonium vertiicillatum, Map Reef, Perth, Western Australia. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Chondria verticillata Harvey

 

Coeloclonium verticillatum (Harvey) J.Agardh Coeloclonium vertiicillatum, Map Reef, Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Chondria verticillata Harvey 1855: 539

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coeloclonium verticillatum (Harvey) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), verticillate, whorled (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 487). Notes: Womersley (2003: 417) gives the following data: Lectotype (Clifton, W. Aust.) in Herb. Harvey, TCD. Trav. Set 273 from Garden I., was not located in TCD in 1952, so a Clifton specimen was selected as lectotype; a 273 from Port Fairy, Victoria is in TCD.

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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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 19 May 2019.

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