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Lomentaria diffusa Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson

Publication details
Lomentaria diffusa Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997: 373

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 Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kraalbaai, Langebaan Lagoon, Cape Province, South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 375). Type: J.J. Bolton and H. Stegenga; 21 August 1990; epilithic in the sublittoral fringe. BOL Stegenga Sa 2797 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 375). Notes: Isotype slide: Stegenga 1326 (BOL).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lomentaria diffusa Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson)
Africa: South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

Created: 21 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 January 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.

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