Chantransia azurea A.l.Szinte, J.C.Taylor & M.L.Vis 2020
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
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.