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Fucodium capense Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucodium

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Fucodium capense Areschoug
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucodium capense Areschoug
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucodium capense Areschoug
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gelidium biserratum Børgesen

Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Fucodium capense Areschoug 1854: 339

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1854). Phyceae novae et minus cognitae in maribus extraeuropaeis collectae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, series 3 1: 329-372.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 643).

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. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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