Chylocladia caespitosa Harvey 1855: 253
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: 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.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lomentaria caespitosa (Harvey) V.J.Chapman & Dromgoole
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
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
Chapman, V.J. & Dromgoole, F.I. (1970). The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. Issue 2: Florideophycidae: Rhodymeniales. pp. 115-154, figs. 36-46, pls 39-50. Lehre: Cramer.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.