Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876

Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Current name: Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; drift; fide Robert Anderson - 21 September 2005. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Pachymenia carnosa (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876: 145

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: De Florideis curae posteriores. Epicrisis systematis Floridearum. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud T.O. Weigel.

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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876 [TL2]

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pachymenia.

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

Platymenia carnosa J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Van Kampsbay" (Camps Bay), Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 201)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy, succulent, soft but firm (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 April 2015

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