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Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft 1995

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Nizymeniaceae
Genus Nizymenia

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Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft

 

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Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
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Publication details
Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft in Chiovitti & al. 1995: 164

Published in: Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Saunders, G.W., Liao, M.-L. & Bacic, A. (1995). A revision of the systematics of the Nizymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on polysacharides, anatomy and nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 31: 153-166, 11 figs, 3 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nizymenia is Nizymenia australis Sonder.

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

Basionym
Heringia furcata Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 408). Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg. Aust. Exsicc.311 (Womersley 1994: 408). Notes: Collector: Harvey (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype designated by Womersley (Searles 1968: 39).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Heringia furcata Harvey 1862
Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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