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Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Nitophylloideae
Tribe Cryptopleureae
Genus Hymenena

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Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; indentity not certain. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa; indentity not certain
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss 1846: 209

Published in: Krauss, F. [Krauss, C.F.F. von] (1846). Pflanzen des Cap- und Natal-Landes, gesammelt und zusammengestellt von Dr. Ferdinand Krauss. (Schluss.). Flora 29(14): 209-215.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hymenena is Hymenena fissa Greville.

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

Basionym
Fucus venosus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 457).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), veiny, full of veins, having many branched veins, or being conspicuously veined.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus venosus Linnaeus 1771
Delesseria venosa (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hymenena fissa Greville 1830
Nitophyllum fissum J.Agardh 1872

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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