Placophora binderi (J. ) J.
Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh KwaZulu-Natal
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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]
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Placophora.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Amansia binderi J.Agardh
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 535). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 42945 (Womersley 2003: 361).
Rhodopeltis geyleri Askenasy 1872
John et al. (2004) inocrrectly give the epithet as "binderiae".
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.
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. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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