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Cystoclonium carnosum (Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1851

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

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Cystoclonium carnosum (Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

 

Publication details
Cystoclonium carnosum (Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1851: 309

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystoclonium is Cystoclonium purpurascens (Hudson) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Basionym
Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown [Tasmania, Australia] (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 454). Lectotype: Mr. Gunn; BM 001039609 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 234).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy, succulent, soft but firm (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.

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