Rhodymenia preissiana Sonder 1845

Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley

Current name: Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley
Houtman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Rhodymenia preissiana Sonder 1845: 56

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3(4): 49-57.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria preissiana (Sonder) Womersley.

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 174) Lectotype: Preiss; MEL; 45104 (with fragments under 44988) (Womersley 1996: 16) Notes: Sonder's drawings in MEL.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 17 September 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 September 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2024

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