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Codium capitatum P.C.Silva

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

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Codium capitatum P.C.Silva
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Botryocladia ganesanii Aponte Diaz

Codium capitatum P.C.Silva KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Codium capitatum P.C.Silva 1959: 135, figs 12, 13; pl. XI

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1959). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in South Africa. Journal of South African Botany 25: 101-165, 22 figs, Plates II-XVI.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the following names have been misapplied to this species by various authors: Codium tomentosum, Codium tenue, Codium dichotomum and Codium dichotomum var. intermedium. Please consult original reference for full details.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 852).

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