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Schizymenia obovata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Nemastomatales
Family Schizymeniaceae
Genus Schizymenia

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Schizymenia obovata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
with cystocarps, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Schizymenia obovata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

 

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Schizymenia obovata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh with cystocarps, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Schizymenia obovata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 175

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Schizymenia is Schizymenia dubyi (Chauvin ex Duby) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Schizymenia apoda (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Basionym
Platymenia undulata var. obovata J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 322).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kylin, H. (1932). Die Florideenordung Gigartinales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(8): 1-88, 22 figs, 28 pls.

Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2020.

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