Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering
Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton KwaZulu-Natal
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Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering 1841: 91 (as 'nodiferus' )
Published in: Hering, [K.] (1841). Diagnoses algarum novarum a cl. Dre. Ferdinand Krauss in Africa Australi lectarum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History [Series 1] 8: 90-92.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing nodes.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: ad Port Natal [Durban, South Africa] (Hering 1841: 91). Type: Ferdinand Krauss; (Hering 1841: 91).
Source of current name
Barton, E.S. (1896). Cape algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 193-198, 458-461, 5 Figs.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.
Created: 07 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 29 June 2010 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 13 December 2018.