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Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1855: 247, pl. 117

Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (Greville) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Halymenia membranacea Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 286). Lectotype: Gunn 1276; BM, Herb. Hooker (Womersley 1994: 415). Notes: Tetrasporangial specimens (Gunn 1276); isolectotype in TCD (Womersley 1994: 416, 415).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia membranacea Harvey 1844
Rhodymenia membranacea (Harvey) Harvey ex Hooker & Harvey 1847
Stictophyllum membranaceum (Harvey) Kützing 1847
Euthora membranacea (Harvey) J.Agardh 1852

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cladhymenia gunnii Harvey 1845
Callophyllis gunnii Kützing 1849
Euthora gunnii J.Agardh 1851
Rhodophyllis gunnii (Harvey) Harvey 1855

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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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