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Cladophora capensis (C.Agardh) De Toni

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Cladophora

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Cladophora capensis (C.Agardh) De Toni
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Cladophora capensis (C.Agardh) De Toni
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cladophora capensis (C.Agardh) De Toni Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Cladophora capensis (C.Agardh) De Toni 1889: 354

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Conferva capensis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 770).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva capensis C.Agardh 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora ecklonii Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

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