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Champia compressa Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Champiaceae
Genus Champia

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Champia compressa Harvey
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Champia compressa Harvey
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

Champia compressa Harvey
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

Champia compressa Harvey
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Champia compressa Harvey

 

Champia compressa Harvey KwaZulu-Natal
© Tom Schils (tom@schils.be)

Publication details
Champia compressa Harvey 1838: 402

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1838). The genera of South African plants, arranged according to the natural system. pp. [i]-lxvi, [i]-429. Cape Town: A. S. Robertson, 21, Heeregracht.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Champia is Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corinaldia compressa (Harvey) Trevisan 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gastridium zonatum Suhr 1834

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Muizenberg, False Bay, Cape Province (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 345). Lectotype: MEL 681136 (Millar 1990

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Gavio, B. & Fredericq, S. (2005). New species and new records of offshore members of the Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyta) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Science 23: 58-83.

Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.

Masuda, M., Kogame, K., Kawaguchi, S. & Phang, S.M. (2001). Taxonomic notes on marine algae from Malaysia. V. Five species of Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyceae). Botanica Marina 44: 81-88.

Moussa, H., Wynne, M.J., Hassoum, M., Salhi, G., Zbakh, H., Kazzaz, M. & Riadi, H. (2015). On the occurrence of three red algal species new to the Mediterranean Sea in Al-Hoceima National Park (Morocco). Botanica Marina 58(6): 499-509.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

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Verified by: 15 March 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Chaugule, B.B. & Deodhar, H.D. (1985). Notes on Konkan algae III. Champia compressa Harvey. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 7: 63-64, 3 figs.
Park, M.R. & Lee, I.K. (1998). Morphology and phenology of Champia expansa Yendo and C. compressa Harvey (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta) from Korea. Algae 13(1): 85-99, 11 figs.

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