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Chondrus fragilis (C.Agardh) Greville

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 fragilis (C.Agardh) Greville
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

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Trematocarpus fragilis (C.Agardh) De Toni South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Chondrus fragilis (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lv

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 Trematocarpus fragilis (C.Agardh) De Toni

Basionym
Sphaerococcus fragilis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 322).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 22 October 2018.

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