Codium capitatum P.C.
Codium capitatum P.C.Silva KwaZulu-Natal
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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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 852).
Created: 07 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 18 January 2019.