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Jania fastigiata Harvey 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Janieae
Genus Jania

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Jania fastigiata Harvey
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Jania fastigiata Harvey
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Jania fastigiata Harvey

 

Baillouviana crassipes (Harvey) Kuntze

Jania fastigiata Harvey Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Jania fastigiata Harvey 1849: 107

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). 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 regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
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Publication date: "before November 1849"

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Jania is Jania rubens (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 242). Type: TCD (Herb. Bowerbank) (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina fastigiata (Harvey) Kützing 1858

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Jania fastigiata Harvey)
North America: Mexico (Mendoza-González & al. 2014 ).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1931 ).

Africa: South Africa (Silva & al. 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva & al. 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 September 2021 by G.M. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.

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