Lomentaria pyramidalis &
Lomentaria pyramidalis Kraft & Womersley 1996: 138-140, fig. 58
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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Most commonly epiphytic on Posidonia; also on Amphibolis (Womersley 1996: 140; 142).
Type locality: Port MacDonnell, South Australia, Australia (Womersley 1996: 140). Holotype: Womersley; 19 August 1953; AD A18983 (Womersley 1996: 140). Notes: Womersley (1996: 140) notes that there are also isotypes located in AD, A18983.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 10 May 2001 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 March 2019.