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haematococcus capensis var. torpedo Pocock

Publication details
haematococcus capensis var. torpedo Pocock 1960: 15, figs 2, N-T, 3, A-S, pl. I: D, G, pl. II: A, B, H-M

Published in: Pocock, M.A. (1960). Haematococcus in southern Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 36: 5-55.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haematococcus is Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: above Buffels Bay, South Africa (Pocock 1960: 15). Type: Pl. II, A, B: in a 'dassie reservoir', a pool in a small deep hole in quartzite on top of a kopje. (Pocock 1960: 15).

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.

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