Hypnea filiformis ( ) 1994
Hypnea filiformis (Harvey) Womersley Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Hypnea filiformis (Harvey) Womersley 1994: 436, figs 153 A-C, 154 A,B
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Heringia filiformis Harvey
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 298). Notes: Womersley (1994: 440) gives the following data for the type: Type from Garden I., W. Aust. (Harvey, Trav. set 182); not located in TCD. [Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 312a, from the “Swan R.”, is in TCD].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).
Heringia filiformis Harvey 1855
This is a marine species.
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
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