Ectocarpus capensis Kützing
Ectocarpus capensis Kützing 1849: 451-452
Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 560).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ectocarpus capensis Kützing)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ectocarpus&species=capensis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ectocarpus&Species=capensis
Created: 13 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:66034