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Chondria curdieana (Harvey ex J.Agardh) De Toni 1903

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria


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Chondria curdieana (Harvey ex J.Agardh) De Toni
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria curdieana (Harvey ex J.Agardh) De Toni
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


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Chondria curdieana (Harvey ex J.Agardh) De Toni Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Chondria curdieana (Harvey ex J.Agardh) De Toni 1903: 844

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Chondriopsis curdieana Harvey ex J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: southern Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 481). Lectotype: Curdie; LD 377510 (Womersley 2003: 441). Notes: Type from “S. Australia”, probably SE S. Australia (Womersley, 2003: 441).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondriopsis curdieana Harvey ex J.Agardh 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chondria dasyphylla var. pyrifera J Agardh 1863

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common on rough-water coasts of south-eastern Australia, epiphytic on seagrasses and various algae, usually in shallow water; stouter plants occur under rougher water (Womersley 2003; 443).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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