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Scinaia salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh

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 salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Scinaia salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Scinaia salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Scinaia salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh 1851: 423

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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
Ginnania salicornioides Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 115). Notes: This type locality was first described by Papenfuss (notes)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ginnania salicornioides Kützing 1849

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.

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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 14 November 2018.

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