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Halymenia microcarpa (Montagne) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Halymenia microcarpa (Montagne) P.C.Silva in Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987: 31

Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
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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.

Basionym
Mesogloia microcarpa Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Philippine Islands, Java, Indonesia;, Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 199).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with small fruit.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Mesogloia microcarpa Montagne 1844

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia ceylanica Harvey ex Kützing 1866
Sebdenia ceylanica (Harvey ex Kützing) Heydrich 1892
Halymenia durvillei var. ceylanica (Harvey ex Kützing) Weber Bosse 1921

Taxonomic notes
According to Kylin (1932: 25-28), the name Meristotheca papulosa has been misapplied to this species by J.Agardh (1872: 37 (Indian Ocean records) and 1876: 584 (Indian Ocean records))

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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