Halymenia membranacea 1844
Halymenia membranacea Harvey 1844: 448
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva & al. 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 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
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.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 July 2021.