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Thamnophyllis discigera (J.Agardh) R.E.Norris 1964

Publication details
Thamnophyllis discigera (J.Agardh) R.E.Norris 1964: 110-113, figs. 27-36, pl. 6

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1964). The morphology and taxonomy of South African Kallymeniaceae. Botanica Marina 7: 90-129, 50 figs, 1 table, 10 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thamnophyllis is Thamnophyllis pocockiae R.E.Norris.

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

Rhodymenia discigera J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 208). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by J.Agardh (1847: 13, footnote)(Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing a disk.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia discigera J.Agardh 1841
Callophyllis discigera (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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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 18 September 2020.

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