Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) Hooker f. & Harvey 1855

Publication Details
Rhodophyllis membranacea (Harvey) Hooker f. & Harvey 1855: 247, pl. 117

Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Halymenia membranacea Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Silva & al. 1996: 286) Lectotype: Gunn 1276; BM, Herb. Hooker; (Womersley 1994: 415) Notes: Tetrasporangial specimens (Gunn 1276); isolectotype in TCD (Womersley 1994: 416, 415).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 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 06 October 2022

 
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