Bryopsis africana Areschoug Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal
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Bryopsis africana Areschoug 1851: 5
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1851). Phyceae capenses, quarum particulam primam, venia ampliss. philos. facult. Upsaliens., praeside J. E. Areschoug... pro gradu philosophico p.p. Johannes Conradus Carlberg gothoburgensis. In auditorio Gustaviano die vii maj mdccli. H.A.M.S. pp. 1-32. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebat Reg. Acad. Typographus.
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.
Bryopsis tenuis Levring 1938
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: False Bay and Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 804).
Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.
Created: 15 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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