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Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Codiaceae
Genus Codium

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Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

 

Griffithsia caribaea G.Feldmann

Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Codium papenfussii P.C.Silva 1959: 122, fig. 7: pl. V

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1959). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in South Africa. Journal of South African Botany 25: 101-165, 22 figs, Plates II-XVI.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the following names have been misapplied to this species: Codium bursa by Delf & Mitchell (1921: 95 (Camps Bay record)) and Pocock (1939: 76, 78). and Codium spongiosum by Stephenson (1947: 296 (Port Edward record)).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kalk Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva 1959: 122). Type: UC?

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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