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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.

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.

(as Scinaia salicornioides (Kützing) J.Agardh)
Africa: South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.

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