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Chantransia azurea A.l.Szinte, J.C.Taylor & M.L.Vis 2020

Publication details
Chantransia azurea A.l.Szinte, J.C.Taylor & M.L.Vis in Szinte et al. 2020: 196, fig. 17

Published in: Szinte, A.L., Taylor, J.C., Abosede, A.T. & Vis, M.L. (2020). Current status of freshwater red algal diversity (Rhodophyta) of the African continent including description of new taxa (Batrachospermales). Phycologia 59(3): 187-199.

Publication date: published online 8 April 2020

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia is Chantransia nigricans De Candolle.

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

Type information
Holotype locality: South Africa: R321 before Newberg Dam, approximately 10 km from Grabouw, near Cape Town (34°04'46"S, 19°03'29"E) (Szinte et al. 2020: 196). Holotype: M.L. Vis, W.B. Chiasson & G.Ellis; 22.viii.2005; BHO A1434 (Szinte et al. 2020: 196).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sky-blue.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2021.

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