Ganonema pinnatum (Harvey) Huisman 2002

Ganonema pinnatum (Harvey) Huisman

Current name: Ganonema pinnatum (Harvey) Huisman
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 01 July 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Ganonema pinnatum (Harvey) Huisman 2002: 828, figs 125, 126, 128-130

Published in: Huisman, J.M. (2002). The type and Australian species of the red algal genera Liagora and Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales). Australian Systematic Botany 15: 773-838.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ganonema is Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Y.-C.Wang.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Liagora pinnata Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Sand Key, Florida, USA; (Silva & al. 1996: 126) Lectotype: TCD; Herb. Harvey (Huisman, Abbott & Sherwood 2004: 302, fig. 125) Notes: According to Huisman (2002: 828), Harvey (1853) did not indicate a holotype. Two specimens are included in the type collection, of which only one is labelled 'Liagora pinnata' in Harveys's hand. This specimen is shown in Fig. 125 (Huisman, 2002) and is designated as the lectotype.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with leaflets arranged on each side of a common petiole.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Apparently widespread in tropical regions (Huisman 2006: 44).

Created: 08 September 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2023

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