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Chondria forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1823

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria


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Chondria forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Shoalwater Bay, south of Perth, Western Australia; on seagrass leaves. 04 Aug 2016. John Huisman. © John Huisman (J.Huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Amphora macilenta W.Gregory

Laurencia forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) Greville Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Chondria forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1823: 343

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) Greville

Fucus forsteri Mertens ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "New Zealand. Sir C. P. Thunberg.—Coast of New Holland, parasitical upon other Fuci. Mr. Menzies." (Turner 1808-1809: 16). Lectotype: Mr Menzies; BM (Womersley 2003: 462). Notes: Lectotype selected by Saito & Womersley (1974: 824).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondria forsteri (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 29 October 2003 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 16 February 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 19 October 2021.

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