Cladophora ferruginea Harvey 1859: 340
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteronema ferruginea (Harvey) Delépine & Asensi
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rust-coloured.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Safety Cove, Port Arthur, Tasmania (Womersley 1987: 27). Type: on Hormosira. TCD (Womersley 1987: 27). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there is an isotype in ADU (A18166).
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
Delépine, R. & Asensi, A. (1975). Asteronema nov. gen. nouveau genre de Phéophycée australe. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 122: 295-304.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2010 by M.D. 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.