Codium duthieae P.C.
Codium duthieae P.C.Silva Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
© Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA)
Codium duthieae P.C.Silva 1956: 275, fig. 10; pl. 1: fig. 2
Published in: Silva, P.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 4: 261-289, 16 figs, 3 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 853) this species has been recorded under the invalid name Codium duthieae Setchell (or Setchell ex Papenfuss) by various authors. Please consult original reference for more details.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 853) the following names have been misapplied to this species in the Iddian Ocean by various authors; Codium elongatum, Codium tomentosum and Codium lindenbergii. Please consult original reference for full details. ESU (evolutionary significant unit), Codium duthieae three contained specimens (from Arabian Sea) conforming to C. fastigiatum, C. duthieae and C. decortatum (Verbruggen et al. 2007: 244).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Strandfontein, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 853). Holotype: G.F. Papenfuss No. 24; 13 November 1935; Cast ashore. UC 920260 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 276).
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Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Verbruggen, H. & Costa, J.F. (2015). Molecular survey of Codium species diversity in southern Madagascar . Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 171-187.
Verbruggen, H., Leliaert, F., Maggs, C.A., Shimada, S., Schils, T., Provan, J., Booth, D., Murphy, S., De Clerck, O., Littler, D.S., Littler, M.M. & Coppejans, E. (2007). Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 240-254.
Created: 05 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Vlachos, V., Critchley, A.T. & Von Holy, A. (2001). Analysis of crude extracts of Codium duthieae (Chlorophyta) showing antibacterial activity. In: Breakthrough opportunities from the world's bioresources. (Mshigeni, K.E. & Bisanda, E. Eds), pp. 129-133. University of Namibia.
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