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Hymenocladia divaricata Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Hymenocladiaceae
Genus Hymenocladia

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Hymenocladia divaricata Harvey

 

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hymenocladia is Hymenocladia usnea (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

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).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus divaricatus R.Brown ex Turner 1809
Chylocladia divaricata (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1852

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 366). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb. Harvey, TCD Trav. Set 68 (Womersley 1996: 111).

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Key references
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.

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