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Chondrus complicatus Kützing

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

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Chondrus complicatus Kützing
South Africa. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chondrus complicatus Kützing
South Africa; radial section of fertile tetrasporangial crust. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Chondrus complicatus Kützing
South Africa; gametophytes. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Chondrus complicatus Kützing
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

 

Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chondrus complicatus Kützing 1849: 737

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis complicata (Kützing) P.C.Silva & DeCew

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 316).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2018.

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