Halymenia ceylanica ex Kützing
Halymenia ceylanica Harvey ex Kützing 1866: 33, pl. 93: figs a, b
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1866). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVI pp. i-iii, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halymenia microcarpa (Montagne) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 199).
Source of current name
Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
Created: 13 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 February 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.