Codium prostratum Levring KwaZulu-Natal
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Codium prostratum Levring 1938: 16-17, figs. 8A-D, pl. IV: fig. 11
Published in: Levring, T. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Chlorophyceen und Phaeophyceen von Südafrika. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 34(9): 1-25, 10 figs, pls I-IV.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prostrate.
Codium vaughanii Børgesen 1940
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Codium tomentosum has been misapplied to this species by Jadin (1935: 157 (in part)).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isipingo Beach, near Durban, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 861).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Verbruggen, H. & Costa, J.F. (2015). Molecular survey of Codium species diversity in southern Madagascar . Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 171-187.
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