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Wrangelia plumosa Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Wrangelieae
Genus Wrangelia

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Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Wrangelia plumosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cyclotella operculata (C.Agardh) Brébisson

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Wrangelia plumosa Harvey 1844: 450

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya pallida Sonder 1845
Wrangelia gunniana J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 432). Lectotype: Gunn 1315; Herb. Harvey,TCD (Womersley 1998: 28).

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2019.

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