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Falkenbergiella prostrata (Harvey) Kylin 1938

Publication details
Falkenbergiella prostrata (Harvey) Kylin 1938: 22

Published in: Kylin, H. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Rhodophyceen von Südafrika. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 34(8): 1-26, 10 figs, 8 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Falkenbergiella is Falkenbergiella capensis Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Epizonaria prostrata (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Basionym
Polysiphonia prostrata Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 526). Holotype: Harvey; on Lobophora. TCD (Harvey Trav. Set) (Womersley 2003: 333).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prostrate.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., West, J.A. & Verbruggen, H. (2017). Analysis of chloroplast genomes and a supermatrix inform reclassification of the Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(5): 920-937, 2 figs.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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