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Chondria capensis (Harvey) Askenasy

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Chondria

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Chondria capensis (Harvey) Askenasy
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Chondria capensis (Harvey) Askenasy
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.

 

Ptilophora rumpii (Dickinson) R.E.Norris

Chondria capensis (Harvey) Askenasy Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Chondria capensis (Harvey) Askenasy 1888: 48

Published in: Askenasy, E. (1888). Algen mit Unterstützung der Herren E. Bornet, E. Grunow, P. Hariot, M. Moebius, O. Nordstedt bearbeitet. In: Forschungsreise S.M.S. "Gazelle". Theil 4: Bot. (Engler, A. Eds), pp. 1-58. Berlin:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chondria is Chondria tenuissima (Withering) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Laurencia capensis Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 480).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia capensis Harvey 1849
Chondriopsis capensis (Harvey) J.Agardh 1863

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (Harv.) Falkenb.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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