Phyllophora spissa 1840
Phyllophora spissa Suhr 1840: 262 (as 'Phyllaphora' )
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23(17): 257-265, no figs.
Publication date: "7 Mai 1840"
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) Kützing
Type locality: "Cap, von Drège [South Africa (between the Umzimkulu and Umkomaas rivers, Natal)] (Suhr 1840: 262). Notes: This type locality was first noted by Papenfuss (1940: 214) (Silva et al., 1996). According to Tronchin et al. (2003: 88), the type specimen, collected over a century ago in the southern KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, may be an aberrant form of another species from the same locality.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 09 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 15 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.