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Halymenia membranacea Harvey

Publication details
Halymenia membranacea Harvey 1844: 448

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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
Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.

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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 14 October 2019.

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