Pycnophycus brassicaeformis Kützing
Bifurcaria brassicaeformis (Kützing) E.S.Barton Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water
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Pycnophycus brassicaeformis Kützing 1860: 9, pl. 23: fig. I
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1860). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. X pp. i-iv, 1-39, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Brassicophycus brassicaeformis (Kützing) Draisma, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 642).
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.
Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Barton, E.S. (1893). A provisional list of the marine algae of the Cape of Good Hope. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 31: 53-56, 81-84, 110-114, 138-144, 171-177, 202-210.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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