Rhodymenia novaehollandica G.W.
Rhodymenia novaehollandica G.W.Saunders Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Rhodymenia novaehollandica G.W.Saunders 2010: 663, figs 64-73 (as 'novahollandica' )
Published in: Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Erect or prostrate with features typical of the genus. Tetrasporangial sori distinctly banded at branch apices when young, becoming cuneiform to obovate with maturation and ultimately covering both surfaces of branch tips except for the margins.
Holotype locality: Queenscliff Jetty (–38.26698°, 144.66788°), Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Saunders & McDonald 2010: 663). Holotype: G.W. Saunders; 10 December 2002; -4 m jetty piling. UNB GWS001604 (Saunders & McDonald 2010: 663). Notes: HOLOTYPE BARCODE: HM033117.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Created: 26 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 December 2013 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 11 December 2019.