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Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley 1987

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Padina

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Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley
Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Mallomonas paucispinosa W.Conrad

Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Padina elegans Koh ex Womersley 1987: 220, 218, 221, figs. 74B,C, 75K-M

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mudurup Reef, Cottesloe, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 603). Holotype: Koh; 17 March 1969; UWA A962 (Womersley 1987: 220).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Phillips, J.A. (2015). Dictyotales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 189-216, 233-236. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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