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Hypnea rosea Papenfuss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Hypnea

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Hypnea rosea Papenfuss
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Halimeda goreaui f. compacta W.R.Taylor

Hypnea rosea Papenfuss KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Hypnea rosea Papenfuss 1947: 1-2: fig. 1; pl. 2: figs. 5-8

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1947). New marine algae from South Africa: I. University of California Publications in Botany 23: 1-15, Plates 1-4.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Umtwalumi (Mtwalume), Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 305).

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 October 2018.

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