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Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey 1863

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Rhodophyllis

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Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 02 Jan 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey

 

Rhoicosigma compactum (Greville) Grunow

Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Publication details
Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey 1863: xl, pl. CCLIV

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley

Type information
Type locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 285). Notes: Womersley (1994: 423) gives the following data for the type: Type from Garden and Rottnest Is, W. Aust.; lectotype in Herb. Harvey, TCD (not yet chosen). Silva et al. (1966: 285) note that Harvey cited "Garden Island and Rottnest" (pl. CCLIV) and "Fremantle" (p. xl), but the holotype sheet reproduced as fig. 63B in Min-Thein & Womersley (1976) is marked "Swan R.".

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
Min-Thein, U. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1976). Studies on southern Australian taxa of Solieriaceae, Rhabdoniaceae and Rhodophyllidaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 24: 1-166, 69 figs.

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