Codium fragile subsp. capense P.C.Silva 1959

Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot

Current name: Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa - 18 November 2009. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Codium fragile subsp. capense P.C.Silva 1959: 153-157, figs. 20, 21, pl. XVI: a

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1959). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in South Africa. Journal of South African Botany 25: 101-165, 22 figs, Plates II-XVI.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium fragile (Suringar) Hariot.

Type Information
Type locality: Melkbosch, Cape Province, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 855)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 January 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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