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Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson 1980

Publication details
Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson 1980: 17 (as 'porphyriaeformis' )

Published in: Parkinson, P.G. (1980). Halymenia, being a critical account of the confused nomenclature of Halymenia C.A. Agardh 1817 (Halymeniaceae, Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) with reflections on the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and corrections to certain recent work in which it has been disregarded. pp. 1-20. Auckland: Pettifogging Press.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva & al. 1996: 200).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Parkinson (l.c.), the name Halymenia porphyroides has been misapplied to this species by various authors.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hayee-Memon, A. & Shameel, M. (1996). A taxonomic study of some red algae commonly growing on the coast of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 5(2): 113-137.

Huisman, J.M. & De Clerck, O. (2018). Halymeniales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 279-294. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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