Hypoglossum armatum (J. ) J. 1898
Hypoglossum armatum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1898: 189
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1898). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. 3, Part 3. De dispositione Delesseriearum curae posteriores. pp. i-vii, 1-239. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Delesseria armata J.Agardh
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 52). Holotype: Wilson; 29 December 1891; LD, Herb. Agardh 31575 (Womersley 2003: 52). Notes: Womersley (2003: 52) notes that there are isotypes in MEL (10057) and BM.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
Delesseria armata J.Agardh 1894
This is a marine species.
Appears to be a deep water species (usually 20-35 m), possibly with strong water movement (Womersley 2003: 54).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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