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Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey

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

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Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey
1. Fragment showing branching pattern. 2. Natural habitat (Vietnam, lobster farm, rope overgrowing with Hypnea valentiae). Insert: fragment with cystocarps.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey
Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Hypnea musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) Harvey 1834: 153

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1834). Notice of a collection of algae, communicated to Dr. Hooker by the late Mrs. Charles Telfair, from "Cap Malheureux", in the Mauritius; with descriptions of some new and little known species. Journal of Botany [Hooker] 1: 147-157, pls CXXV, CXXVI.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne

Basionym
Fucus valentiae Turner

Type information
Type locality: Red Sea (Dawson 1961: 239). Type: Lord Valentia; BM (ex K) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 23).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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