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Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Myriodesma


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Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher
Cape Bouvard, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher


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Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher Cape Bouvard, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Myriodesma serrulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Endlicher 1843: 29 (as 'serrulata' )

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Myriodesma.

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

Dictyopteris serrulata J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: ‘Nouv. Holl.’ (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 653). Type: Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Womersley 1987: 412).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat saw-toothed.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dictyopteris serrulata J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Haliseris serrulata ( Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1820
Rhodomela serrulata ( Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1824
Dictyomenia serrulata (J.V.Lamouroux) Greville 1830

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Myriadenia serratum Decaisne 1842

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 410) cites the authority for this species as (Lamouroux) Decaisne 1841.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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