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Rhodymenia phyllophora Harvey

Publication details
Rhodymenia phyllophora Harvey 1855: 554

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpopeltis phyllophora (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz

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

Taxonomic notes
Harvey (1855a, p. 554) in describing Rhodomenia (Acropeltis) phyllophora from Rottnest I., W. Aust., referred to it as “n.sp.”, but stated that it is “probably the same as Acropeltis phyllophora H. & H.”

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 189).

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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. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 03 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Wynne, M.J. (2007). Rhodymenia coccocarpa, a new combination based on Phyllophora coccocarpa Mont. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 25: 241-247, 4 figs.

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