Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971

Publication Details
Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 27, figs 53-59, 97-99

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Austrophyllis.

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

Rhodymenia alcicornis J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "ad oras N. Hollandiae" (Australia); (Silva & al. 1996: 205) Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh; 24992 (Womersley 1994: 250) Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 250) the type is from "Nova Hollandia, ded. Diesing".

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Growing at 15-35 m depth at Pearson I. and common in tidal channels at American River Inlet on Kangaroo Island and in Western Port, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 250).

Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 October 2017

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