Rhodymenia rosea Harvey 1855: 554
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 currently regarded as a synonym of Leptosomia rosea (Harvey) Womersley
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Rhodymenia rosea Dawson 1941, described from material dredged off Mejia Isl., Puerto Refugio, Angel de la Guardia Island Gulf of California, Mexico. - (20 Aug 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Harvey 1855: 554). Lectotype: Clifton; Herb. Harvey, TCD Trav. Set 347 (Womersley 1996: 105). Notes: Lectotype designated by Womersley (1996: 105). A second specimen in TCD placed (by Harvey?) under Halymenia cliftonii.
Source of current name
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.
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.
Created: 21 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.