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Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Nizymeniaceae
Genus Stenocladia

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Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh

 

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Stenocladia furcata (Harvey) J.Agardh 1872: 45

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Stenocladia is Stenocladia conferta (Harvey) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft

Basionym
Heringia furcata Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 408). Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg. Aust. Exsicc.311 (Womersley 1994: 408). Notes: Collector: Harvey (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype designated by Womersley (Searles 1968: 39).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Saunders, G.W., Liao, M.-L. & Bacic, A. (1995). A revision of the systematics of the Nizymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on polysacharides, anatomy and nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 31: 153-166, 11 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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