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Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock 1953

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Falkenbergiella

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Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2002, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Hildenbrandia rubra, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Aglaozonia canariensis Sauvageau

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara"
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock 1953: 41, figs 4, 7-9; pl. 9

Published in: Pocock, M.A. (1953). South African parasitic Florideae and their hosts. 1. Four members of the Rhodomelaceae which act as hosts for parasitic Florideae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 34-47, 9 figs, pls 5-9.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Falkenbergiella is Falkenbergiella capensis Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: Muizenberg, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 538).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). Phycological notes. III. New records of marine algae from the central tropical Pacific Ocean. Brittonia 20: 74-82, 7 figs.

Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 June 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Pérez-Cirera, J.L., Cremades, J. & Bárbara, I. (1989). El endemismo sudafricano Aiolocolax pulchella Pocock (Ceramiales?, Rhodophyta), parásito de Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock, en las costas Atlánticas de Europa. An.Jard.bot.Madr. 46-1: 83-88.

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