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Membranella africana Stegenga Bolton & Anderson

Publication details
Membranella africana Stegenga Bolton & Anderson 1997: 220

Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp. [2] + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Membranella is Membranella nitens Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 220). Holotype: J.J. Bolton and H. Stegenga; 22 Decemder 1988; epiphytic on Anthophycus longifolius sublittoral fringe. BOL Sa 2356 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 220). Notes: Isotype: slide Stegenga 1140 (BOL);

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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