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Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Solieriaceae
Genus Solieria


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Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin
Carnac Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin
Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Cocconeis placentula var. pseudolineata Geitler

Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin Carnac Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin 1932: 18

Published in: Kylin, H. (1932). Die Florideenordung Gigartinales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(8): 1-88, 22 figs, 28 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Solieria is Solieria chordalis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Dumontia robusta Greville

Type information
Type locality: "ad Novam Hollandiam" (probably near Fremantle, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 338). Holotype: Fraser; E (Womersley 1994: 341). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Min-thein & Womersley (1976: 9)

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dumontia robusta Greville 1830
Rhabdonia robusta (Greville) J.Agardh 1851
Agardhiella robusta (Greville) Børgesen 1932

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhabdonia robusta var. wightii J.Agardh 1851
Solieria australis Harvey 1855
Dumontia robusta var. wightii (J.Agardh) G.Martens 1866
Rhabdonia umbellata Zanardini 1874
Rhabdonia robusta var. flagelliformis J.Agardh 1876
Solieria robusta f. wightii (J.Agardh) Kylin 1932
Solieria robusta f. flagelliformis (J.Agardh) Kylin 1932

General environment
This is a marine species.

A common alga under moderate to fairly turbulent water movement, extending from sheltered areas with strong current flow to shallow to deep water on rough-water coasts (Womersley 1994: 343).

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Key references
Hayee-Memon, A. & Shameel, M. (1996). A taxonomic study of some red algae commonly growing on the coast of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 5(2): 113-137.

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, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Min-Thein, U. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1976). Studies on southern Australian taxa of Solieriaceae, Rhabdoniaceae and Rhodophyllidaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 24: 1-166, 69 figs.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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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Chiovitti, A., Bacic, A., Kraft, G.T., Craik, D.J. & Liao, M.-L. (1999). Pyruvated carrageenans from Solieria robusta and its adelphoparasite Tikvahiella candida. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 16: 401-409.
Ganzon-Fortes, E.T., Montano, M.N.E., Mendoza, W.G. (2006). First documented report on Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae) in the Philippines. Coastal Marine Science 30: 238-239.
Hayee-Memon, A. & Shameel, M. (2006). Phycochemistry of Solieria robusta (Ceramiophyceae Shameel) from Karachi coast . International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 2: 71-76.

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