Nizymenia australis Sonder 1855

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Nizymenia australis Sonder 1855: 521

Published in: Sonder [O.G.] (1855 '1854'). [Plantae Muellerianae] Algae annis 1852 et 1853 collectae. Linnaea 26: 506-528.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Nizymenia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 312) Lectotype: Mueller; May 1953; MEL; 697628 (left hand specimen) (Womersley 1994: 404)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

A deep water alga on rough-water coasts, often common in the drift (Womersley 1994: 405).

Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 June 2024

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