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Tsengia lanceolata (J.Agardh) Saunders & Kraft

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Tsengiaceae
Genus Tsengia


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Tsengia lanceolata (J.Agardh) Saunders & Kraft
Nemastoma lanceolata, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa" . 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Tsengia lanceolata (J.Agardh) Saunders & Kraft
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.


Publication details
Tsengia lanceolata (J.Agardh) Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1259

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & Kraft, G.T. (2002). Two new Australian species of Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) with taxonomic recommendations for an emended Nemastomatales and expanded Halymeniales. Journal of Phycology 38: 1245-1260.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tsengia is Tsengia nakamurae (Yendo) K.C.Fan & Y.P.Fan.

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

Nemastoma lanceolatum J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 311).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nemastoma lanceolatum J.Agardh 1848

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nemastoma lanceolatum J.Agardh)
Africa: South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).

(as Tsengia lanceolata (J.Agardh) Saunders & Kraft)
Africa: South Africa (Withall & Saunders 2007).

Key references
Withall, R.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2007 '2006'). Combining small and large subunit ribosomal DNA genes to resolve relationships among orders of the Rhodymeniophycidae (Rhodophyta): recognition of the Acrosymphytales ord. nov. and Sebdeniales ord. nov. European Journal of Phycology 41: 379-394.

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Verified by: 08 October 2010 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 23 August 2019.

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