Hymenocladia divaricata Harvey 1855: 553
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
Fucus divaricatus R.Brown ex Turner 1809
Chylocladia divaricata (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1852
This is a marine species.
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 366). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb. Harvey, TCD Trav. Set 68 (Womersley 1996: 111).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
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.
Created: 21 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 25 August 2019.