Cystoclonium carnosum (Hooker & ) J. 1851
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, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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:
Created: 26 May 2003 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 29 July 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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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.