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Nothogenia magnifica (R.K.F.Pilger) J.H.Price

Publication details
Nothogenia magnifica (R.K.F.Pilger) J.H.Price in J.H. Price, D.M. John & G.W. Lawson 1986: 63

Published in: Price, J.H., John, D.M. & Lawson, G.W. (1986). Seaweeds of the western coast of tropical Africa and adjacent islands: a critical assessment. IV. Rhodophyta (Florideae). 1. Genera A-F. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 15: 1-122, 1 fig.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nothogenia is Nothogenia variolosa (Montagne) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson

Chaetangium magnificum R.K.F.Pilger

Type information
Type locality: bei Swakopmund am Strande, Deutsch-Südwestafrika (leg. Borshmann) (: 181).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), magnificent.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Rull Lluch, J. (2002). Marine benthic algae of Namibia. Scientia Marina 66(Suppl.): 5-256.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). A revision of the South African marine algae in herbarium Thunberg. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalensis 4(3): 1-17.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.

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