Distromium flabellatum Womersley 1967

Distromium flabellatum Womersley

Distromium flabellatum WomersleyHoutman Abrolhos, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Distromium flabellatum Womersley 1967: 218, fig. 3

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Distromium is Distromium skottsbergii Levring.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Port Willunga, South Australia; (Womersley 1987: 232) Type: Womersley; 5 September 1954; ADU; A19784 (Womersley 1987: 232) Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that the type was collected from drift.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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