Phyllona capensis (Kützing)
Porphyra capensis Kützing Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks
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Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze 1891: 910
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllona is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra capensis Kützing
Porphyra capensis Kützing
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 91). Type: Drège; Notes: This type locality was first described by Drège (1843: 111) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 May 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 23 September 2018.