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Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Phyllona

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Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phyllona capensis (Kützing) Kuntze
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Porphyra capensis Kützing Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllona is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra capensis Kützing

Basionym
Porphyra capensis Kützing

Type information
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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