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Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Genus Placophora


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Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

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KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

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KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


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Publication details
Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863: 1138-1139

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Placophora.

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

Amansia binderi J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 535). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 42945 (Womersley 2003: 361).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amansia binderi J.Agardh 1841
Micramansia binderi (J.Agardh) K├╝tzing 1865

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodopeltis geyleri Askenasy 1872

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) inocrrectly give the epithet as "binderiae".

General environment
This is a marine species.

Womersley (2003: 361) notes that this is most commonly epiphytic on Codium, but that Scagel (1953: 25) records it as epiphytic on several other firm-surfaced algae in South Africa.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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