Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing Cannon Rocks, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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Rhodymenia fimbriata Greville 1830: xlviii
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fringed.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Although Greville cites Sphaerococcus fimbriatus C.Agardh, 1822 as the basionym, this is an illegitimate name, and Rhodymenia fimbriata is thus treated as a new name. - (15 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.