Hypnea tenuis Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
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Hypnea tenuis Kylin 1938: 11-12, fig. 5
Published in: Kylin, H. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Rhodophyceen von Südafrika. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 34(8): 1-26, 10 figs, 8 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isipingo Beach, near Durban, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 307).
Jesus, P.B., Nauer, F., Lyra, G.M., Cassano, V., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J.M.C. & Schnadelbach, A.S. (2016). Species-delimitation and phylogenetic analyses of some cosmopolitan species of Hypnea (Rhodophyta) reveal synonyms and misapplied names to H. cervicornis, including a new species from Brazil. Journal of Phycology 52(5): 774-792.
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.
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.