Champia lumbricalis ( ) Desvaux
Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks; with reproductive branchlets
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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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Champia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 346).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -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.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.