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Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft 1995

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Nizymeniaceae
Genus Nizymenia

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Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
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Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
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Publication details
Nizymenia conferta (Sonder) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft 1995: 164

Published in: Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Saunders, G.W., Liao, M.-L. & Bacic, A. (1995). A revision of the systematics of the Nizymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on polysacharides, anatomy and nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 31: 153-166, 11 figs, 3 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nizymenia is Nizymenia australis Sonder.

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

Basionym
Areschougia conferta Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 312). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 39, pl. 7a).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Areschougia conferta Harvey 1860
Stenocladia conferta (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872
Stenocladia cliftonii J.Agardh 1876

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ginnania australis Sonder 1845
Halymenia australis (Sonder) Sonder 1848
Scinaia australis (Sonder) Trevisan 1848
Euctenodus australis (Sonder) Kützing 1849
Phacelocarpus australis (Sonder) J.Agardh 1852
Areschougia australis (Sonder) Harvey 1855
Areschougia ligulata Harvey ex J.Agardh 1872
Stenocladia conferta var. cliftoni (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872
Stenocladia conferta var. harveyi (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872
Stenocladia sonderiana J.Agardh 1876
Stenocladia harveyana J.Agardh 1876
Stenocladia corymbosa J.Agardh 1876
Stenocladia australis (Sonder) P.C.Silva 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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