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Nitophyllum serratum Suhr 1836

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Nitophylloideae
Tribe Nitophylleae
Genus Nitophyllum

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Nitophyllum serratum Suhr
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Publication details
Nitophyllum serratum Suhr 1836: 342, pl. IV: fig. 29

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1836). Beitr├Ąge zur Algenkunde. Nr. 2. Flora 19: 337-350, Figs. 22-37 (= plates III, IV).

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitophyllum is Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nienburgia serrata (Suhr) Papenfuss

Type information
Lectotype locality: Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 463). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1956a: 73).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.

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Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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