Suhria vittata ( )
Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher 1843: 41
Original publication: 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 taxonomic synonym of Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing
Fucus vittatus Linnaeus
Type locality: not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 147).
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher)
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1943, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Namibia (Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), South Africa (Chapman & Chapman 1980, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
Indian Ocean Islands: St. Paul Island (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
South-west Asia: Oman (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
(as Chaetangium ornatum (Linnaeus) Kützing)
Europe: Italy (Giaccone 1969).
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (L.) J. Agardh.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Suhria&species=vittata
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=Suhria&Species=vittata
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
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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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 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.