Pterosiphonia stegengae Savoie & G.W.
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.
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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.
This is a marine species.
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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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 22 February 2020.