Codium megalophysum P.C.
Codium megalophysum P.C.Silva KwaZulu-Natal
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Codium megalophysum P.C.Silva 1959: 125-127, fig. 8, pl. VI
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.
Codium mamillosum var. capense O.C.Schmidt 1923
According to Silva et al. (1996: 859) the following names have been misapplied to this species: Codium mamillosum by Barton (1896: 459) and Stephenson (1947: 284, 296 (in part)) and Valonia aegagropila by Levring (1938: 6).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port St. Johns, Transkei, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 859).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1959). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in South Africa. Journal of South African Botany 25: 101-165, 22 figs, Plates II-XVI.
Coppejans, E., Leliaert, F. & Verbruggen, H. (2005). Green Algae. Chlorophyceae. Guide to the seaweeds of KwaZulu Natal. Scripta Botanica Belgica 33: 39-93.
Created: 20 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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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.