Wollastoniella mucronata ( ) E.M. 1972
Wollastoniella mucronata (Harvey) E.M.Gordon 1972: 97, figs 33C, D, 34, 59B
Published in: Gordon, E.M. (1972). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of the Wrangelieae, Sphondylothamnieae and Spermothamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany, Supplement 4: 1-180, 63 figs, 3 tables.
Publication date: 11 August 1972
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wollastoniella is Wollastoniella myriophylloides (Harvey) E.M.Gordon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Wrangelia mucronata Harvey
Type locality: Tasmania - probably N coast (Womersley 1998: 85). Holotype: Gunn; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1998: 85).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.
Wrangelia mucronata Harvey 1859
This is a marine species.
Pacific Islands: Fiji (Littler & Littler 2003).
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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