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Cladophora flagelliformis (Suhr) Kützing

Publication details
Cladophora flagelliformis (Suhr) Kützing 1849: 388

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 flagelliformis Suhr

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 772).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flagelliform (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva flagelliformis Suhr 1840
Lychaete flagelliformis (Suhr) Areschoug 1851

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva virgata C.Agardh 1824
Cladophora virgata Kützing 1843

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora virgata Kützing)
Australia and New Zealand: Auckland Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Cladophora flagelliformis (Suhr) Kützing)
Atlantic Islands: Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2003). The marine species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta) from the South African east coast. Nova Hedwigia 76(1-2): 45-82.

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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.

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