Rhodymenia halymenioides (J. )
Rhodymenia halymenioides (J.Agardh) Womersley 1996: 84, fig. 31
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis cuneata (Harvey) G.W.Saunders
Epymenia halymenioides J.Agardh
Type locality: Orford, Tasmania, Australia (Womersley 1996: 84). Holotype: Meredith; Herb. Agardh, LD 27057 (Womersley 1996: 84).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
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