Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston 1968
Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston 1968: 329, fig. 25
Published in: Wollaston, E.M. (1968). Morphology and taxonomy of Southern Australian genera of Crouanieae Schmitz (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 16: 217-417, 42 figs, 10 pls, 1 table.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Macrothamnion.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Spyridia pellucida Harvey
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Harvey 1844: 449-450) Lectotype: Gunn 1305; Herb. Harvey, TCD; (Womersley 1998: 124)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 October 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022