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Rhodomelopsis africana Pocock

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

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Rhodomelopsis africana Pocock
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

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

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

 

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

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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.

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