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Haliptilon virgatum var. australe (Grunow) Garbary & H.W.Johansen

Publication details
Haliptilon virgatum var. australe (Grunow) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982: 218 (as 'australis' )

Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Johansen, H.W. (1982). Scanning electron microscopy of Corallina and Haliptilon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta): surface features and their taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 18: 211-219, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.

Basionym
Corallina virgata var. australis Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Port Denison (Bowen), Queesland, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 235).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twiggy, long and slender or streaked, rod-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina virgata var. australis Grunow 1874
Corallina granifera var. australis (Grunow) De Toni 1905

Taxonomic notes
According to Kim et al. (2007), the genus Haliptilon is congeneric with Jania, so this entity requires further assessment to ascertain its generic placement. - (25 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.

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