Pachymenia carnosa (J. ) J.
Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; drift; fide Robert Anderson
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Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876: 145
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pachymenia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Platymenia carnosa J.Agardh
Type locality: "Van Kampsbay" (Camps Bay), Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 201).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy, succulent, soft but firm (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
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