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Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Prionitis

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Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton
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Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton 1896: 459

Published in: Barton, E.S. (1896). Cape algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 193-198, 458-461, 5 Figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering

Type information
Type locality: ad Port Natal [Durban, South Africa] (Hering 1841: 91). Type: Ferdinand Krauss; (Hering 1841: 91).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing nodes.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering 1841
Gigartina nodifera (Hering) Hering 1846
Mammillaria nodifera (Hering) Kuntze 1891
Zanardinula nodifera (Hering) De Toni fil. 1936

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

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