Suhria vittata ( )
Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing South Africa; epiphytic on stipe of Ecklonia maxima
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Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher 1843: 41
Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Suhria.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing
Fucus vittatus Linnaeus
Type locality: not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 147).
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (L.) J. Agardh.
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. (1985). Suitability of the agarophyte Suhria vittata (L.) J. Ag. (Rhodophyta: Gelidiaceae) for mariculture: geographical distribution, reproductive phenology and growth of sporelings in culture in relation to light and temperature. South African Journal of Marine Science 3: 169-178, 9 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.