Phyllophora reptans 1841
Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
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Phyllophora reptans Suhr 1841: 285-286, pl. III: fig. 10
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1841). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 18(Suppl. 1): 273-288, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva & al. 1996: 141).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2018 by G.M. Guiry
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