Haliptilon roseum (Lamarck) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982

Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne

Current name: Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne
KwaZulu-NatalHeroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

Publication Details
Haliptilon roseum (Lamarck) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982: 218 (as 'rosea')

Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Johansen, H.W. (1982). Scanning electron microscopy of Corallina and Haliptilon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta): surface features and their taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 18: 211-219, 13 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne.

Basionym
Corallina rosea Lamarck

Type Information
Type locality: "... les mers Australes" [the Southern Seas]; (Lamarck 1815: 235) Lectotype: F. Péron & C.-A. Lesueur; no date; PC; 0028630 [AR 4638] (Johansen & Womersley 1986: 552, 560) Notes: Typ[e locality is likely to be southwestern Australia or Tasmania (Johansen & Womersley 1986: 560). "Péron and Lesueur were members of the 1800–1804 French scientific expedition to Australian waters under the command of T. N. Baudin (Ducker 1979). The expedition visited various Australian localities from Shark Bay, Western Australia, around the southern coast (including Tasmania) and up the eastern coast to Port Jackson (Sydney region), all within the known geographic range of J. rosea. Explicit collection information also is lacking for all other original material, and it is entirely possible that it was sourced from more than one locality." (Harvey, Woelkerling & Reviers 2020: 253).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
A common species, ranging from the lower eulittoral zone where plants are turf-like, to the sublittoral where it occurs both on rocks and epiphytically on larger algae and the seagrass Amphibolis (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley (1996: 313).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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