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Halymenia harveyana J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia harveyana J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Halymenia harveyana J.Agardh 1892: 55-56

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish Botanist, collector and traveller.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia floresii subsp. harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & Lewis 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 198). Lectotype: Harvey; Herb. Agardh, LD 22337 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 191). Notes: Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 435E.

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Source of current name
Hernández-Kantún, J.J., Sherwood, A.R., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Huisman, J.M. & De Clerck, O. (2012). Branched Halymenia species (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Indo-Pacific region, including descriptions of Halymenia hawaiiana sp. nov. and H. tondoana sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology 47(4): 421-432.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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