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Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Wrangelieae
Genus Wrangelia

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Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris
James Price Point, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris
Hawaii; branching patters; scale 1 mm. 01 Jan 0001. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Grammatophora oceanica Ehrenberg

Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris James Price Point, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris 1994: 151, figs 5-14

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1994). Notes on some Hawaiian Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyceae), including two new species. Japanese Journal of Phycology 42: 149-155.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Makapu’u Beach, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands (Norris 1994: 152). Holotype: C.Smith, N.Phillips & L.Walters; 2 May 1992; on basalt rocks in upper intertidal pool. BISH 631355 (tetrasporangiate plant) (Norris 1994: 152). Notes: Isotype: BISH 631357 (male). Further isotypes in US, UC, BRIT, L.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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