Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin 1956

Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker f. & Harvey

Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker f. & HarveyHarvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r

Publication Details
Echinothamnion hystrix (Hooker f. & Harvey) Kylin 1956: 506

Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Echinothamnion.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker f. & Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Womersley 2003: 224) Lectotype: Gunn; BM, Herb. Hooker; (Womersley 2003: 224)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Common species; sheltered habitats and rough-water coasts (Womersley 2003: 224).

Created: 29 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 October 2021

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022

 
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