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Kallymenia westii Ganesan

Publication details
Kallymenia westii Ganesan 1976: 169, figs 1-12, 14, 16-21

Published in: Ganesan, E.K. (1976). On Kallymenia westii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico, Universidad de Oriente 15: 169-175, 21 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Eponomy
Named for John A. West, American phycologist.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Venezuela: Isla de Margarita: El Farallon (Silva 1996-to date). Type: E. Ganesan 935-A; 28.ix.1973; 20 m deep. IRBR (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Created: 19 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 October 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chopin, T., Hanisak, M.D. & Craigie, J.S. (1994). Carrageenans from Kallymenia westii (Rhodophyceae) with a review of the phycocolloids produced by the Cryptonemiales. Botanica Marina 37: 433-444, 3 figs, 2 tables.
Ganesan, E.K. (1976). On Kallymenia westii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico, Universidad de Oriente 15: 169-175, 21 figs.

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