Medeiothamnion flaccidum

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Wrangeliaceae
Tribus: Sphondylothamnieae
Genus: Medeiothamnion
Species: Medeiothamnion flaccidum


Medeiothamnion flaccidum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.F.Brauner, 1979


  • Basionym
    • Callithamnion flaccidum J.D.Hooker & Harvey, 1845
      • Type locality: St Martin’s Cove, Cape Horn, Chile Lectotype: J.D.Hooker; in deeper water. W.
  • Homotypic
    • Herpothamnion flaccidum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Nägeli, 1862
    • Antithamnion flaccidum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) De Toni, 1903
  • Heterotypic
    • Medeiothamnion sanctacrucense Pujals, 1970


  • Brauner, J.F. 1979. Developmental morphology and taxonomy of Medeiothamnion flaccidum (Hooker & Harvey) comb. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from South America. Phycologia 18: 338–346.: 339, no fig.
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Medeiothamnion flaccidum. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 10 December 2017.
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