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Halymenia floresii subsp. harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & Lewis

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia floresii subsp. harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & Lewis
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Halymenia floresii subsp. harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & Lewis 1994: 191, figs 55 A-C, 56B (as 'floresia' )

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halymenia harveyana J.Agardh

Basionym
Halymenia harveyana J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 198). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb. Agardh, LD 22337 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 191). Notes: Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 435E.

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish Botanist, collector and traveller.

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

Nomenclatural notes
See type subspecies for notes on the change of species epithet.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Apparently widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 191).

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Source of current name
Hernández-Kantún, J.J., Sherwood, A.R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Huisman, J.M. & De Clerck, O. (2012). Branched Halymenia species (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Indo-Pacific region, including descriptions of Halymenia hawaiiana sp. nov. and H. tondoana sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology 47(4): 421-432.

Key references
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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