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Rhodolachne decussata M.J.Wynne

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


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Rhodolachne decussata M.J.Wynne
Anse aux Pins, Mahé Island, Seychelles; 19 October 1964; base of plant showing attachment rhizoids.. 06 Aug 2015. M.J.Wynne. © M.J. Wynne.


Rhodolachne decussata M.J.Wynne Anse aux Pins, Mahé Island, Seychelles; 19 October 1964; base of plant showing attachment rhizoids.
© M.J. Wynne

Publication details
Rhodolachne decussata M.J.Wynne 1970: 1780, figs 1-10

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1970). À propos d'un genre nouveau, Rhodolachne (Rhodomelaceae), de l'Océan Indien. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 270: 1780-1782, 10 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodolachne.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Anse aux Pins, île Mahé, Seychelles, Océan Indien" [Anse aux Pins, Mahé Island, Seychelles] (Womersley & Bailey 1970: 331). Holotype: M.J. Wynne; 19 October 1964; épiphyte sur des Mélobésiées (tétrasporophyte). TEX 269868 (Womersley & Bailey 1970: 331). Notes: "Des isotypes ont été déposés à la Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., et au Rijksherbarium, Leiden."

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. & Bailey, A. (1970). Marine algae of the Solomon Islands. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B. Biological Sciences 259: 257-352.

Wynne, M.J. (1970). Remarks on the genus Rhodolachne (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 10: 92-98, 17 figs, pls 11, 12.

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