Epymenia obtusa (Greville) Kützing 1849

Publication Details
Epymenia obtusa (Greville) Kützing 1849: 787

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Epymenia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia obtusa (Greville) Womersley.

Basionym
Phyllophora obtusa Greville

Type Information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (from Bowie); (Womersley 1996: 80) Type: E?; (Womersley 1996: 80)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 April 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 April 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2022

 
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