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Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Pachymenia

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Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa . 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
with Porphyra aeodes, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
with Porphyra aeodes at base, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal in Garden Limpet zone. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; fertile plants (tetrasporangia and cystocarps). 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; plants starting to dry out
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell in L.K. Russell et al. 2009: 1397

Published in: Russell, L.K., Hurd, C.L., Nelson, W.A. & Broom, J.E. (2009). An examination of Pachymenia and Aeodes (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in New Zealand and the transfer of two species of Aeodes in South Africa to Pachymenia. Journal of Phycology 45: 1389-1399.
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Publication date: 2009

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pachymenia is Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Iridaea orbitosa Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Suhr 1840: 276). Notes: According to Drège (1841: 111) collected at "Tafelbaai, bei der Stadt und auf Paardeneiland, Mai, Juni.".

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea orbitosa Suhr 1840
Aeodes orbitosa (Suhr) F.Schmitz 1894

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 08 February 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 26 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2019.

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