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Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne 1842

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Arthrocardia


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Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne
Near Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa, March 2009. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.


Publication details
Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne 1842: 359

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamouroux. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 17: 297-380, [pls 14-17].
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrocardia.

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

Corallina corymbosa Lamarck

Type information
Type locality: "Habite les mers d'Amérique. Ma collection" [thought to be Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; Johansen 1969: 57] (Lamarck 1815: 235).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), corymbose (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina corymbosa Lamarck 1815
Amphiroa corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne 1842
Cheilosporum corymbosum (Lamarck) Decaisne 1842

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrocardia papenfussii Manza 1937

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Johansen, H.W. (1969). Morphology and systematics of coralline algae with special reference to Calliarthron. University of California Publications in Botany 49: 1-98, 33 figs, 2 tables, 19 plates.

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