Rhodymenia obtusa ( )
Rhodymenia obtusa (Greville) Womersley 1996: 79, pl. 2 fig. 1; figs 28, 30D
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Phyllophora obtusa Greville
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (from Bowie) (Womersley 1996: 80). Type: E? (Womersley 1996: 80).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
Phyllophora obtusa var. crispata Sonder 1848
John et al. (2004) cite this species as a synonym of Epymenia obtusa (Grev.) Kütz.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 March 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 21 March 2019.