Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston 1968

Publication Details
Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston 1968: 329, fig. 25

Published in: Wollaston, E.M. (1968). Morphology and taxonomy of Southern Australian genera of Crouanieae Schmitz (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 16: 217-417, 42 figs, 10 pls, 1 table.

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

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

Spyridia pellucida Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Harvey 1844: 449-450) Lectotype: Gunn 1305; Herb. Harvey, TCD; (Womersley 1998: 124)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 December 2022

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