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Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Habit.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Transverse section of cortex formed from radially arranged dichotomously dividing small ovoid cells at blade margin.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Transverse section of cystocarp surrounded by filaments in loose-walled arrangement.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Transverse section of cystocarp forming in medulla.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Transverse section of slightly thickened blade margin.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson
Panama. Transverse section of cortex showing laterally connected subsurface cells, perpendicular medullary filaments and longly oval surface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Halymenia porphyroides Børgesen Panama. Habit.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

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.

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.

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

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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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