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Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh 1822

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh
Carnac Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh
Carnac Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh

Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh
Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Phacus corculum Pochmann

Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein Carnac Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Chondria ovalis var. obovata C.Agardh 1822: 349

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Claviclonium ovatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Kraft & Min-Thein

Basionym
Gigartina ovata J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: 'Nouv. Holl.' (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Holotype: Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Kraft & Min-Thein 1983: 172). Notes: Herb. Lamouroux, PC (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 376).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Silva et al. (1996: 280, 355) note that this is a legitimate renaming, at the varietal level, of Gigartina ovata and that combinations of this basionym, although incorrect, are also legitimate (see Art. 52.3). - (26 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Verified by: 22 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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