Sarcothalia radula ( ) Edyvane & 1994
Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools
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Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 290, 293, 294, figs 92A-C, 93C,D
Published in: Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:
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Fucus radula Esper
Type locality: "Australia" (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Type: Herb. Esper, ER? (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Notes: According to Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 293) the type is in Herb. Esper, ER? (not in BM). He notes that Parkinson (1981: 22) considered the locality "Neuholland" to be an error and New Zealand the more likely type locality. According to Edyvane & Womersley, the type specimen cannot be excluded from Australia.
Gigartina gigantea J.Agardh 1885
Iridaea australasica J.Agardh 1892
Iridaea gigantea J.Agardh 1899
Gigartina nitens J.Agardh 1899
Iridophycus australasicus (J.Agardh) A.H.S.Lucas & Perrin 1947
This is a marine species.
(as Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley)
English: Tongue-weed (Braune 2008).
Uppermost to deeper sublittoral in regions of slight to moderate water movement, mainly on rough-water coast (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293).
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
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