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Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Scinaiaceae
Genus Scinaia

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Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh

Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Scinaia capensis (Setchell) Huisman 1985: 417 (table 1)

Published in: Huisman, J.M. (1985). The Scinaia assemblage (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta): a re-appraisal. Phycologia 24: 403-418, 48 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scinaia is Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gloiophloea capensis Setchell

Type information
Type locality: Port Alfred, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 113).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gloiophloea capensis Setchell 1914
Pseudogloiophloea capensis (Setchell) Levring 1956

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Scinaia furcellata has been misapplied to this species by Delf & Michell (1921: 102) (fide Papenfuss, l.c.)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.

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