Rhodophyllis membranacea ( ) J.D.Hooker &
Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1855: 247, pl. 117
Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Halymenia membranacea Harvey
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 286). Lectotype: Gunn 1276; BM, Herb. Hooker (Womersley 1994: 415). Notes: Tetrasporangial specimens (Gunn 1276); isolectotype in TCD (Womersley 1994: 416, 415).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
Halymenia membranacea Harvey 1844
Rhodymenia membranacea (Harvey) Harvey ex Hooker & Harvey 1847
Stictophyllum membranaceum (Harvey) Kützing 1847
Euthora membranacea (Harvey) J.Agardh 1852
This is a marine species.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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