Halymenia formosa ex Kützing 1866
Halymenia formosa Harvey ex Kützing Hawaii
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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.
Type locality: Friendly Is. Nov. Holl. [Tonga] (Kützing 1866: 33). Type: L?
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).
McDermid, K.J., Stuercke, B. & Haleakala, O.J. (2005). Total dietary fiber content in Hawaiian marine algae. Botanica Marina 48: 437-440.
Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..
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