Pollexfenia pedicellata Harvey 1844

Pollexfenia pedicellata Harvey

Current name: Pollexfenia pedicellata Harvey
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r

Publication Details
Pollexfenia pedicellata Harvey 1844: 431

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

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pollexfenia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: "George Town, V. D. L., R. Gunn, Esq.. 1272 and 1274" [Georgetown, Tasmania; (Silva & al. 1996: 502) Lectotype (designated by Womersley 2003: 353): R.C.Gunn No. 1272; TCD; Herb. Harvey (Womersley 2003: 353)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), provided with a pedicel, pedicelled (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Rough-water and moderate coasts; calm conditions Womersley, 2003: 355).

Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023

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