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Chondria clavata (Sonder) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria clavata (Sonder) Harvey

 

Publication details
Chondria clavata (Sonder) Harvey 1862: pl. CLXXXIX [189]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 4. pp. viii, Plates CLXXXI-CCXL. London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Laurencia clavata Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Lefevre Peninsula, South Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 505). Lectotype: Mueller; MEL 1006926 (Womersley 2003: 464). Notes: Isolectotypes 1006927, 1006928 (Womersley, 2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clavate (Stearn 1973).

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
Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58: 115-127, 28 figs.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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