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Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux

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 lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux 1809: 246

Published in: Desvaux, N.A. (1809). Observations sur le genre Fluggea, Rich. (Slateria, Desv.). Journal de Botanique (Desvaux) 1(4): 243-246.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Champia.

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

Basionym
Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 346).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus 1771
Mertensia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Thunberg ex Roth 1806

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

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