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Lomentaria pyramidalis Kraft & Womersley

Publication details
Lomentaria pyramidalis Kraft & Womersley 1996: 138-140, fig. 58

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Most commonly epiphytic on Posidonia; also on Amphibolis (Womersley 1996: 140; 142).

Type information
Type locality: Port MacDonnell, South Australia, Australia (Womersley 1996: 140). Holotype: Womersley; 19 August 1953; AD A18983 (Womersley 1996: 140). Notes: Womersley (1996: 140) notes that there are also isotypes located in AD, A18983.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lomentaria pyramidalis Kraft & Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1996), Victoria (Womersley 1996), Western Australia (Womersley 1996).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2019.

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