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Halymenia rotunda Okamura 1936

Publication details
Halymenia rotunda Okamura 1936: 536, figs 1-3

Published in: Okamura, K. (1936). Nippon kaisô shi [Descriptions of Japanese algae]. pp. [4], [1]-964, [1]-11, frontispiece portrait, 1-427 figs. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho. [in Japanese]

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galene rotunda (Okamura) D'Archino & Zuccarello

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Kanagawa Prefecture: Enoshima (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: SAP* (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: * fide Kawaguchi, Jap. J. Phycol. 41: 312, 1993.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
D'Archino, R., Nelson, W.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2014). Amalthea and Galene, two new genera of Halymeniaceae (Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Botanica Marina 57(3): 185-201.

Key references
Kawaguchi, S. (1993). Taxonomic notes on the Halymeniaceae (Rhodophyta) from Japan, II. Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 303-313.

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