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Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin 1956

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Echinothamnion

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Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin
Eglinton Rocks, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin
Esperance, Western Australia. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

 

Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin Esperance, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin 1956: 506

Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Echinothamnion.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker f. & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 224). Lectotype: Gunn; BM, Herb. Hooker (Womersley 2003: 224).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker f. & Harvey 1847

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia polyphora K├╝tzing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Common species; sheltered habitats and rough-water coasts (Womersley 2003: 224).

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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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