Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss 1846

Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss

Current name: Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools - 06 October 2005. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Hymenena venosa (Linnaeus) C.Krauss 1846: 209

Published in: Krauss, F. [Krauss, C.F.F. von] (1846). Pflanzen des Cap- und Natal-Landes, gesammelt und zusammengestellt von Dr. Ferdinand Krauss. (Schluss.). Flora 29(14): 209-215.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hymenena is Hymenena fissa Greville.

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

Basionym
Fucus venosus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat ad Cap. b. spei [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]; (Linnaeus 1771: 312)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), veiny, full of veins, having many branched veins, or being conspicuously veined.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 March 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 March 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

 
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