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Jania minuta Johansen & Womersley

Publication details
Jania minuta Johansen & Womersley 1994: figs 10-14, 27-31

Published in: Johansen, H.W. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Jania (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 605-625, 42 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Jania is Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
On Posidonia sinuosa, Heterozostera, Myriodesma integrifolium and Amphibolis antarctica(Womersley & Johansen in Womersley (1996: 303).

Type information
Type locality: Barker Rocks, Yorke Pen., South Australia (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 303). Holotype: Womersley; 17 October 1989; On Posidonia sinuosa drift. AD A59883 (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 303). Notes: Womersley (1996:303) notes that the type specimen was recorded growing on drift Posidonia sinuosa.

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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 April 2019.

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