Halymenia fastigiata Bory
Nothogenia fastigiata (Bory) P.G.Parkinson Nothogenia fastigiata, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania
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Halymenia fastigiata Bory in Dumont d'Urville 1825: 22
Published in: [Dumont] d'Urville, J.[B.G.M.] (1825). Flore des îles Malouines; par J. D'Urville. pp. [i], -56. Paris: De l'imprimiere De Lebel, imprimeur du Roi.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nothogenia fastigiata (Bory) P.G.Parkinson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Îles Malouines [Falkland Islands] (Dumont d'Urville 1825: 22). Holotype: PC ? (Huisman & Womersley 2006: 91). Notes: Huisman & Womersley (2006: 91) note that the holotype is presumably in PC, but cannot presently be located (B. de Reviers, pers. comm., 9 May 2006). Fragments in LD (Herb. Agardh 32591)
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
Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.
Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Galaxauraceae Parkinson 1983: 608. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 99-118. Canberra:
Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (2006). Nothogenia. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 91-93. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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.
[Dumont] d'Urville, J.[S.C.] (1826). Flore des îles Malouines. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 4: 573-621.
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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 23 May 2019.