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Polyzonia elegans Suhr

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polyzonieae
Genus Polyzonia

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Polyzonia elegans Suhr
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Polyzonia elegans Suhr KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Polyzonia elegans Suhr 1834: 739, pl. II: fig. 15

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen Küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17(46, 47): 721-735, 737-743, pls I, II (figs. 1-21).
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polyzonia.

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

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 739).

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Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

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Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Mshigeni, K.E. (1977). New records of the red alga Polyzonia elegans Suhr (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae) in the Indian Ocean. Botanica Marina 20: 263-264, 3 figs.

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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 19 November 2018.

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