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Kallymenia westii Ganesan 1976

Publication details
Kallymenia westii Ganesan 1976: 169, figs 1-12, 14, 16-21

Published in: Ganesan, E.K. (1976). On Kallymenia westii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico, Universidad de Oriente 15: 169-175, 21 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Austrokallymenia westii (Ganesan) C.W.Schneider & G.W.Saunders

Eponomy
Named for John A. West, American phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Venezuela: Isla de Margarita: El Farallon (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: E. Ganesan 935-A; 28.ix.1973; 20 m deep. IRBR (Index Nominum Algarum

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Created: 19 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 May 2019 by Craig Schneider

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chopin, T., Hanisak, M.D. & Craigie, J.S. (1994). Carrageenans from Kallymenia westii (Rhodophyceae) with a review of the phycocolloids produced by the Cryptonemiales. Botanica Marina 37: 433-444, 3 figs, 2 tables.
Ganesan, E.K. (1976). On Kallymenia westii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from the Caribbean Sea. Boletín del Instituto Oceanográfico, Universidad de Oriente 15: 169-175, 21 figs.

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Craig Schneider in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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