Nizymenia australis Sonder 1855
Current name: Nizymenia australis Sonder
Nizymenia australis Sonder 1855: 521
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 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 1973).
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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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023