Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971
Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 27, figs 53-59, 97-99
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Austrophyllis.
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Rhodymenia alcicornis J.Agardh
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".
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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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 October 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 January 2023