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Phacelocarpus tortuosus Endlicher & Diesing

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

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Phacelocarpus tortuosus Endlicher & Diesing
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

 

Fucus vesiculosus f. angustifolius (C.Agardh) Kjellman

Phacelocarpus tortuosus Endlicher & Diesing South Africa
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Phacelocarpus tortuosus Endlicher & Diesing 1845: 290

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. & Diesing, C.M. (1845). Algarum natalensium diagnoses. Botanische Zeitung 3: 288-290.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Phacelocarpus.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euctenodus echinatus K├╝tzing 1849
Phacelocarpus epipolaeus Holmes 1894
Phacelocarpus semitortus F.Schmitz ex Mazza 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 315).

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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 12 November 2018.

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