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Capensia fucorum (Esper) A.Athanasiadis 2017

Publication details
Capensia fucorum (Esper) A.Athanasiadis 2017: 556, figs 1-29

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (2017). Capensia fucorum (Esper) gen. et comb. nov. (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a hemiparasite on Gelidium from South Africa. Botanica Marina 60(5): 555-565.

Publication date: 2017

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Capensia.

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

Basionym
Millepora fucorum Esper

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Athanasiadis 2017: 556). Lectotype: Esper's original illustrations 1 and 4: a thallus attached to herbarium sheet A23013 (S), annotated "Tafelbay-Jan. 1846.-Wallgr" (epitype) (Athanasiadis 2017: 556, fig. 1).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Millepora fucorum Esper 1796

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum capense Rosanoff 1866
Mesophyllum capense (Rosanoff) Y.M.Chamberlain 2000

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 November 2017 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 30 November 2017 by G.M. Guiry

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Athanasiadis, A. (2017). Capensia fucorum (Esper) gen. et comb. nov. (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a hemiparasite on Gelidium from South Africa. Botanica Marina 60(5): 555-565.

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