Austrophyllis harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971

Publication Details
Austrophyllis harveyana (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 30, 31, figs 60-62, 100

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Austrophyllis is Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris.

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

Callophyllis harveyana J.Agardh

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Ad Novam Hollandiam australem et Tasmaniam (D:na Meredith!)" [New Holland and Tasmania, leg. Meredith]; (Agardh 1876: 230) Notes: Womersley & Norris (1971: 31) give the following data: Type locality: Western Port, Victoria (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 403H; Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD, 25002. Womersley (1994: 252) gives the following data: Type from Orford, Tasmania (Meredith); holotype in Herb. Agardh, LD, 34170. In Index Nominum Algarum, the type locality of Meristotheca tasmanica J. Agardh 1873: 583 is cited as "Ad Orford Tasmaniae (D. na Meredith). M. tasmanica is cited as a synonym of Austrophyllis harveyana by Womersley (1994: 252) but as a synonym of Faucheopis tasmanica by INA.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 03 October 2017

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