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Herposiphonia prorepens (Harvey) F.Schmitz

Publication details
Herposiphonia prorepens (Harvey) F.Schmitz 1895: 158

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1895). Marine Florideen von Deutsch-Ostafrica. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 137-177.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia prorepens Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 498).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia prorepens Harvey 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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