Cirrulicarpus nanus (J.Agardh) Womersley 1973

Publication Details
Cirrulicarpus nanus (J.Agardh) Womersley 1973: 256 (as 'nana')

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1973). Further studies on Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 97: 253-256, 7 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cirrulicarpus is Cirrulicarpus gmelinii (J.V.Lamouroux) Tokida & Masaki.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meredithia nana J.Agardh.

Meredithia nana J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia; (Womersley 1994: 241) Lectotype (female): Wilson 4/89; 27 January 1883; Herb. Agardh, LD; 24831 (Womersley 1994: 241) Notes: Isolectotype in MEL (1005814).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 17 February 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 June 2024

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