Phyllophora pristoides (Turner)
Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal
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Phyllophora pristoides (Turner) Greville 1830: 56
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Fucus pristoides Turner
Type locality: False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.
Created: 17 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 February 2020.