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Phyllophora obtusa var. crispata Sonder

Publication details
Phyllophora obtusa var. crispata Sonder 1848: [1846-1848]: 172

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1848). [Algae]. In: Plantae Preissianae sive enumeratio plantarum quas in Australasia occidentali et meridionali-occidentali annis 1838-1841 collegit Ludovicus Preiss. (Lehmann, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 161-195. Hamburgi [Hamburg]: sumptibus Meissneri.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia obtusa (Greville) Womersley

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley & Lewis (1994: 182) and Silva et al. (1996: 192) cite this as a synonym of Cryptonemia undulata Sonder. - (11 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Western Australia (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 184). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 501414 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 184).

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2018.

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