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Bryopsis africana Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Bryopsidaceae
Genus Bryopsis

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Bryopsis africana Areschoug
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Bryopsis africana Areschoug Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Bryopsis africana Areschoug 1851: 5

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1851). Phyceae capenses, quarum particulam primam, venia ampliss. philos. facult. Upsaliens., praeside J. E. Areschoug... pro gradu philosophico p.p. Johannes Conradus Carlberg gothoburgensis. In auditorio Gustaviano die vii maj mdccli. H.A.M.S. pp. 1-32. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebat Reg. Acad. Typographus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Bryopsis tenuis Levring 1938

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: False Bay and Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 804).

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.

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Michael 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 14 November 2018.

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