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Bifida blepharicarpa (Harvey) Kuntze

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Bifida

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Bifida blepharicarpa (Harvey) Kuntze
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 02 Jan 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bifida blepharicarpa (Harvey) Kuntze

 

Rhoicosigma compactum (Greville) Grunow

Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Bifida blepharicarpa (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 886

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bifida is Bifida divaricata Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley

Basionym
Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 285). Notes: Womersley (1994: 423) gives the following data for the type: Type from Garden and Rottnest Is, W. Aust.; lectotype in Herb. Harvey, TCD (not yet chosen). Silva et al. (1966: 285) note that Harvey cited "Garden Island and Rottnest" (pl. CCLIV) and "Fremantle" (p. xl), but the holotype sheet reproduced as fig. 63B in Min-Thein & Womersley (1976) is marked "Swan R.".

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
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.

Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 July 2009 by Wendy 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 24 April 2019.

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