Halymenia formosa ex Kützing 1866
Halymenia formosa Harvey ex Kützing Tanzania
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Halymenia formosa Harvey ex Kützing 1866: 33, pl. 91: figs g, h
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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
Halymenia durvillei var. formosa (Harvey ex Kützing) Reinbold 1896
This is a marine species.
(as Halymenia formosa Harvey ex Kützing)
Hawaiian: Limu Lepe-o-hina, Limu lepe'ula'ula (Abbott 1984).
Type locality: Friendly Is. Nov. Holl. [Tonga] (Kützing 1866: 33). Type: L?
McDermid, K.J., Stuercke, B. & Haleakala, O.J. (2005). Total dietary fiber content in Hawaiian marine algae. Botanica Marina 48: 437-440.
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Verified by: 12 February 2007 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 10 August 2020.