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Rhodymenia obtusata (Sonder) Sonder

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia

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Rhodymenia obtusata (Sonder) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Rhodymenia obtusata (Sonder) Sonder

 

Acrochaetium alcyonidii C.-C.Jao

Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Rhodymenia obtusata (Sonder) Sonder 1848: (1846-1848): 191-192

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh

Basionym
Chondrus obtusatus Sonder

Type information
Lectotype locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia (Kraft 1977: 245). Lectotype: Preiss; Herb. Sonder, MEL 44500 (Kraft 1977: 245).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. (1977). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). II. The Dicranemaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 25: 219-267, 20 figs.

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.

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