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Kallymenia spinosa Womersley & R.E.Norris

Publication details
Kallymenia spinosa Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 15, 17, figs 32-36, 87

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pearson Island, South Australia (Womersley 1994: 238). Holotype: Shepherd; 7 January 1969; 33 m deep. AD A33660 (Womersley 1994: 238).

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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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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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 23 August 2019.

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