Nothogenia ovalis ( ) P.G. 1983
Nothogenia ovalis (Suhr) P.G.Parkinson Olifantsbos, Cape Point, Western Cape, South Africa
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Nothogenia ovalis (Suhr) P.G.Parkinson 1983: 609
Published in: Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Dumontia ovalis Suhr
Type locality: "Cap der guten Hoffnung, von Drège" [Cape of Good Hope, collected by von Drège] (Suhr 1840: 274). Notes: According to Drège (1841: 111, 180) as "Dumnotia auricula Suhr" (a nomen nudum) was collected at Tafelbaai, bei der Stadt und auf Paardeneiland, Mai, Juni. [Table Bay, South Africa].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
Chaetangium saccatum J.Agardh 1849
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
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Verified by: 23 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2020.