Melanothamnus harveyi

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Melanothamnus harveyi (fig. c, bottom)


Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

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

Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Tribus: Streblocladieae
Genus: Melanothamnus
Species: Melanothamnus harveyi


Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs, in Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017


  • Basionym
    • Polysiphonia harveyi Bailey, 1848
      • Lectotype locality: Stonington, Connecticut, USA.
      • Lectotype: Bailey; July 1847; TCD 12810 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343). Co-types: BM-K.
      • named for William Henry Harvey (1811–1866), Irish botanist and phycologist.
  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic
    • Polysiphonia havanensis f. insidiosa J.Agardh, 1863
    • Polysiphonia insidiosa (J.Agardh) P.Crouan & H.Crouan, 1867, nom. illeg. (later homonym of Polysiphonia insidiosa Greville ex J.Agardh 1863)
    • Polysiphonia novae-angliae W.R.Taylor, 1937
    • Polysiphonia argentinica W.R.Taylor, 1939


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Harvey's siphon weed
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