Lomentaria pyramidalis &
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.
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.
This is a marine species.
Most commonly epiphytic on Posidonia; also on Amphibolis (Womersley 1996: 140; 142).
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).
Created: 10 May 2001 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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.