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Mychodea nigrescens Harvey ex J.Agardh

Publication details
Mychodea nigrescens Harvey ex J.Agardh 1872: 34

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea disticha Harvey

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad littus australe Novae Hollandiae [South Australia] (Agardh 1872: 34). Lectotype: Dr Curdie; TCD 0018169 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 247). Notes: "'S. Australia: Dr Curdie.' Type (lecto, here designated: TCD0018169; isolecto: MEL44484; isolecto: LD34069 (Kylin 1932, pl. 27)." (Kraft & Sunders 2017: 247).

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:

Key references
Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.

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