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Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

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Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; drift; fide Robert Anderson. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; drift; fide Robert Anderson
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pachymenia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Platymenia carnosa J.Agardh

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platymenia carnosa J.Agardh 1848
Iridaea carnosa (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849
Schizymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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