Wrangelia plumosa Harvey Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia
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Wrangelia plumosa Harvey 1844: 450
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 432). Lectotype: Gunn 1315; Herb. Harvey,TCD (Womersley 1998: 28).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Wrangelia plumosa Harvey)
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993), New South Wales (Millar 1990, Millar & Kraft 1993, Womersley 1998), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999 ), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & Millar 2000), Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1998), Tasmania (Womersley 1998), Victoria (Womersley 1998), Western Australia (Huisman & Walker 1990, Womersley 1998).
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 December 2008 by Wendy Guiry
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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 10 December 2019.