Rhodomelopsis africana Pocock KwaZulu-Natal
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Rhodomelopsis africana Pocock 1953: 34, fig. 1; pl. 5: figs A-F; pl. 6: figs A-C
Published in: Pocock, M.A. (1953). South African parasitic Florideae and their hosts. 1. Four members of the Rhodomelaceae which act as hosts for parasitic Florideae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 34-47, 9 figs, pls 5-9.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomelopsis.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Arniston [Waenhuiskrans], South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 550).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodomelopsis africana Pocock)
Africa: Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997, De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005).
Created: 01 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 April 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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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 10 December 2018.