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Halymenia kallymenioides Harvey 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia kallymenioides Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halymenia kallymenioides Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Halymenia kallymenioides Harvey 1855: 556

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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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 kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft

Type information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 185). Holotype: Harvey; TCD Harvey Trav. set 174 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 185). Notes: Slide in AD, A18513 (Womersley & Lewis 1994). Holotype: Herb. Harvey (TCD, no. 257); isotype of H. cliftoni (=H. kallymenioides Harvey) in MEl, no. 502377 (Scott et al. 1982).

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.

Key references
Scott, F.J., Wetherbee, R. & Kraft, G.T. (1982). The morphology and development of some prominently stalked southern Australian Halymeniaceae (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). I. Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft comb. nov. and C. undulata Sonder. Journal of Phycology 18: 245-257, 35 figs, 1 table.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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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