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Phyllophora reptans Suhr

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Phyllophora

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Phyllophora reptans Suhr
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Phyllophora reptans Suhr
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

 

Bryopsis halliae var. filicina (Collins & Hervey) W.R.Taylor

Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Phyllophora reptans Suhr 1841: 285-286, pl. III: fig. 10

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1841). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 18(Suppl. 1): 273-288, 3 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).

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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.

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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