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Halymenia fastigiata J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Halymenia fastigiata J.Agardh 1849: 86, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1849). Algolosgiska bidrag. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 6: 79-89.
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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 Halymenia elongata C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Halymenia fastigiata Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1825. - (7 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Zanardini, G. (1873). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare dei mari Mediterraneo ed Adriatico. (Decade XII). Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17(3): [427]-460, pls LXXXIX-XCVI.

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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 15 October 2019.

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