Grateloupia ovata & J.A. 1994
Grateloupia ovata Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994: 204, 205, fig. 61C-G
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Stinky Bay, Nora Creina, S. Australia (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 205). Holotype: Womersley; 16 May 1982; AD A55540 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 205). Notes: Womersley (1994: 205) notes that there is an isotype in AD.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Provisionally placed in the genus Grateloupia (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 205). - (15 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 09 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 15 June 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 July 2021.