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Halymenia latissima J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Halymenia latissima J.D.Hooker & Harvey in Harvey & J.D.Hooker 1845: 189, pl. LXXIII

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1845). XXXVI. Algae L. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 175-193. London: L. Reeve.
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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 Iridaea latissima (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.

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.

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