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Pterosiphonia stegengae Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Publication details
Pterosiphonia stegengae Savoie & G.W.Saunders 2016: 926, fig. 5

Published in: Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular phylogenetic and DNA barcode assessment of the tribe Pterosiphonieae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) emphasizing the Northeast Pacific. Botany 94: 917-939, 8 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterosiphonia is Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

"Named in honour of Dr. Herre Stegenga for his significant contributions to our knowledge of the seaweed flora of South Africa."

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Preekstoel (–34.36720, 21.45785), Stilbaai, Western Cape, South Africa." (Savoie & Saunders 2016: 926). Holotype: K. Dixon and J. Ferreira Costa; 25 November 2014; growing in the low intertidal on Aeolianite rock. UNB GWS036371 (Bullejos et al. 2010: 926). Notes: "Images of the holotype Figs. 5a–5d."

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