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Halymenia patens J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Halymenia patens J.Agardh 1851: 205

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, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kallymenia patens (J.Agardh) Codomier ex P.G.Parkinson

Type information
Lectotype locality: Marseille, France (Rodriguez-Prieto & Hommersand 2009: 145). Lectotype: Antoine J.J. Solier; Agardh Herbarium, LD 22416 (Rodriguez-Prieto & Hommersand 2009: 145).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Parkinson, P.G. (1980). Halymenia, being a critical account of the confused nomenclature of Halymenia C.A. Agardh 1817 (Halymeniaceae, Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) with reflections on the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and corrections to certain recent work in which it has been disregarded. pp. 1-20. Auckland: Pettifogging Press.

Key references
Verg├ęs, A. & Rodriguez-Prieto, C. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Kallymenia patens (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea.. Botanica Marina 49(4): 310-314, 17 figs.

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