Arthrocardia flabellata subsp. australica & H.W.
Arthrocardia flabellata subsp. australica Womersley & H.W.Johansen 1988: 43, figs 2C,D, 3D-L, 4
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1988). The genus Arthrocardia (Corallinaceae: Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 112: 39-49.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Not common, usually found in shaded low-level pools to a few metres deep (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 296).
Type locality: Nora Creina, South Australia (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 296). Holotype: Johansen 81-9-49; 16 November 1981; Upper sublittoral in large shaded pool. AD A52790 (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 296). Notes: Type: carposporangial, male.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 23 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 June 2017 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.