Colpomenia capensis 1938
Colpomenia capensis Levring 1938: 20-21, fig. 9, pl. IV : fig. 13
Published in: Levring, T. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Chlorophyceen und Phaeophyceen von Südafrika. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 34(9): 1-25, 10 figs, pls I-IV.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: False Bay, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 632).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Seagrief, S.C. (1984). A catalogue of South African green, brown and red marine algae. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 47: i-vi, 1-72.
Created: 01 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 749 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=20619
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.