Chondria succulenta (J. ) 1901
Chondria succulenta (J.Agardh) Falkenberg Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman
Chondria succulenta (J.Agardh) Falkenberg 1901: 205-206, pl. 22: figs. 22, 23
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chondriopsis succulenta J.Agardh
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 485). Lectotype: Harvey; LD, Herb. Agardh 37802 (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 157B) (Womersley 2003: 446). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Gordon-Mills & Womersley (1987: 534). Isotyes LD, 37800, 37801, 37804, AD, A18280 and in other herbaria (Womersley, 2003: 446).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy.
Chondriopsis succulenta J.Agardh 1892
This is a marine species.
Appears to be largely confined to sheltered inlets where there is strong current flow (Womersley 2003: 446).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondria succulenta (J.Agardh) Falkenberg)
Australia and New Zealand: Coral Sea Islands Territory (Millar 1999), New South Wales (Millar 1990, Millar & Kraft 1993, Womersley 2003), Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 2003), Tasmania (Womersley 2003), Victoria (Womersley 2003), Western Australia (Huisman & Walker 1990, Womersley 2003).
Source of current name
Gordon-Mills, E.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The genus Chondria C. Agardh (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 35: 477-565, 29 figs.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.