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Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Sarcothalia

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Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley
Sarcothalia crassifolia, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Dermatolithon papillosum var. cystoseirae (Hauck) Me.Lemoine

Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley Sarcothalia crassifolia, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sarcothalia crassifolia (C.Agardh) Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296, 297, fig. 93 H-J, fig. 94 C-F

Published in: Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcothalia is Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus crassifolius C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Nouv. Holl" (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296). Lectotype: LD, Agardh 23557 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296). Notes: Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 296) gives the following data for the type: Type from “Nouv. Holl.” (from Desfontaines); lectotype (“Fucus Tt”) in Herb. Agardh, LD, 23557 (a smaller fragment 23556); and in PC.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus crassifolius C.Agardh 1822
Gigartina crassicaulis (C.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1933

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina crassifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurring just sublittoral to 10 m deep on rough water-coasts (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 296).

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Key references
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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