Pneophyllum amplexifrons ( ) Y.M.Chamberlain & R.E.Norris 1994
Pneophyllum amplexifrons (Harvey) Y.M.Chamberlain & R.E.Norris 1994: 10, figs. 1-45
Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. & Norris, R.E. (1994). Pneophyllum amplexifrons (Harvey) comb. nov., a mastophoroid crustose coralline red algal epiphyte from Natal, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 8-18, 45 figs.
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Melobesia amplexifrons Harvey
Type locality: Port Natal, Durban, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 266). Lectotype: Guienzius; no date; epiphytic on Gelidium. TCD (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 98, fig. 63A). Notes: Designated by Woelkerling & Campbell (1992: 98). Isotype: BM. Epiphytic on Gelidium pteridifolium Norris, Hommersand & Fredericq; Isolectotypes: TCD, BM (Chamberlain & Norris 1994: 10).
Lithophyllum pseudolichenoides Heydrich 1902
Lithothamnion pseudolichenoides (Heydrich) Lemoine 1910
See Woelkerling & Campbell (1992: 99).
This is a marine species.
Abundant intertidally in rock pools, epiphytic on leaves and stems of the seagrass Thalassodendron ciliatum, also epiphytic on a number of intertidal algae, including Gelidium pteridifolium, Chamaedoris delphinii and Halimeda sp. (Chamberlain & Norris 1994: 10).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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Chamberlain, Y.M. & Norris, R.E. (1994). Pneophyllum amplexifrons (Harvey) comb. nov., a mastophoroid crustose coralline red algal epiphyte from Natal, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 8-18, 45 figs.
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