Meredithia microphylla (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892
Meredithia microphylla (J.Agardh) J.AgardhVS of tetrasporangial crust with irregularly zonately divided tetrasporangiaMichael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Meredithia microphylla (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1892: 74
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Meredithia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Kallymenia microphylla J.Agardh
Syntype localities: Hab. in oceano atlantico ad oras Galliae (Hb. Guillemin! Crouan!) et Britannia (D:na Griffiths!); in mari mediterraneo prope Nizzam (Ipse!) et Massiliam (Solier!).; (Agardh 1851: 288) Lectotype?: LD; Herb. Agardh no 24284 Notes: Lectotype locality appears to be Torbay, South Devon, England.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), small-leaved, little-leaved (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Flattened, cartilaginous, rose-red, brick red to purplish fronds, thicker than K. reniformis when mature, simple, obovate, 10-30 mm high, stipe relatively long (about 10 mm).
On rock, subtidal, south and west coasts, uncommon.
Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2014
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022