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Halymenia digitata J.Agardh 1892

Publication details
Halymenia digitata J.Agardh 1892: 54

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptonemia digitata (J.Agardh) Womersley & J.A.Lewis

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 182). Lectotype: Wilson 30; 31December 1886; Herb. Agardh, LD 22327 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 182). Notes: Isolectotypes: LD, 22324, 22326.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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