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Austrophyllis harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris

Publication details
Austrophyllis harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 30, 31, figs 60-62, 100

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Austrophyllis is Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris.

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

Basionym
Callophyllis harveyana J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad Novam Hollandiam australem et Tasmaniam (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Meredith; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Womersley & Norris (1971: 31) give the following data: Type locality: Western Port, Victoria (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 403H; Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD, 25002. Womersley (1994: 252) gives the following data: Type from Orford, Tasmania (Meredith); holotype in Herb. Agardh, LD, 34170. In Index Nominum Algarum, the type locality of Meristotheca tasmanica J. Agardh 1873: 583 is cited as "Ad Orford Tasmaniae (D. na Meredith). M. tasmanica is cited as a synonym of Austrophyllis harveyana by Womersley (1994: 252) but as a synonym of Faucheopis tasmanica by INA.

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish Botanist, collector and traveller.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callophyllis harveyana J.Agardh 1876

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Meristotheca tasmanica J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Verg├ęs, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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