Rhodymenia membranacea ( ) ex Hooker &
Rhodymenia membranacea (Harvey) Harvey ex Hooker & Harvey 1847: 405
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Halymenia membranacea Harvey
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 286). Lectotype: Gunn 1276; BM, Herb. Hooker (Womersley 1994: 415). Notes: Tetrasporangial specimens (Gunn 1276); isolectotype in TCD (Womersley 1994: 416, 415).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 23 May 2003 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 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 17 December 2018.