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Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher 1843

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Suhria


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Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher
South Africa; epiphytic on stipe of Ecklonia maxima. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).


Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata (Roth) Kylin

Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing South Africa; epiphytic on stipe of Ecklonia maxima
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher 1843: 41

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Suhria.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing

Fucus vittatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 147).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus ornatus Linnaeus 1771
Grateloupia ornata (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1822
Chaetangium ornatum (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (L.) J. Agardh.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. (1985). Suitability of the agarophyte Suhria vittata (L.) J. Ag. (Rhodophyta: Gelidiaceae) for mariculture: geographical distribution, reproductive phenology and growth of sporelings in culture in relation to light and temperature. South African Journal of Marine Science 3: 169-178, 9 figs.

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