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Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss

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

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

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

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

Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss
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
Gymnogongrus complicatus (Kützing) Papenfuss 1943: 88

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1943). Notes on South African marine algae. II. Journal of South African Botany 9: 79-92.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

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

Basionym
Chondrus complicatus Kützing

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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M.D. 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 14 November 2018.

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