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Wrangelia velutina (Sonder) Harvey

Publication details
Wrangelia velutina (Sonder) Harvey 1855: 546

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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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.

Basionym
Dasya velutina Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 433). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 15237 (Womersley 1998: 29).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya velutina Sonder 1845
Phlebothamnion velutinum (Sonder) K├╝tzing 1847
Baillouviana velutina (Sonder) Kuntze 1891

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Haliacantha incrustans J.Agardh 1899

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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. 535. 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 19 October 2019.

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