Peyssonnelia multifida Harvey 1859

Publication Details
Peyssonnelia multifida Harvey 1859: text to pl. LXXXI

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all Known australian algae. Vol. 2. pp. [i]-viii, Plates LXI-CXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Agissea novae-hollandiae (Kützing) Pestana, Lyra, Cassano & J.M.C. Nunes.

Type Information
Type locality: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 212)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), cleft into many parts (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 December 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 December 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 June 2024

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