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Melanothamnus blandii (Harvey) Diaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Streblocladieae
Genus Melanothamnus


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Melanothamnus blandii (Harvey) Diaz-Tapia & Maggs
Eglinton Rocks, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Melanothamnus blandii (Harvey) Diaz-Tapia & Maggs
Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Melanothamnus blandii (Harvey) Diaz-Tapia & Maggs
A: Polysiphonia blandii B: Polysiphonia ericoides Harvey (syn. of Bryocladia ericoides (Harvey) F. Schmitz) C: Polysiphonia prorepens Harvey (syn. of Herposiphonia prorepens (Harvey) F. Schmitz).


Polysiphonia blandii Harvey Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Melanothamnus blandii (Harvey) Diaz-Tapia & Maggs in Diaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 6

Published in: Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
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Publication date: February 2017

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melanothamnus is Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg.

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

Polysiphonia blandii Harvey

Type information
Type locality: New Brighton, Port Phillip [Brighton, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia] (Harvey 1862: pl. 184). Lectotype: WHH [W.H. Harvey]; TCD Harvey Travelling Set (Millar 1990: 442). Notes: Womersley (2003: 193) gives the following data: Type... (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 170F); ... isolectotype in BM.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia blandii Harvey 1862

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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