Mazzaella capensis (J. ) 1993
Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Mazzaella capensis (J.Agardh) Fredericq in Hommersand & al. 1993: 112
Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh
Syntype localities: Table Bay and Simons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 293). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Iridaea capensis J.Agardh 1848
Iridophycus capensis (J.Agardh) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1936
Gigartina capensis (J.Agardh) D.H.Kim 1976
This is a marine species.
Saunders, G.W. & Millar, K.R. (2014). A DNA barcode survey of the red algal genus Mazzaella in British Columbia reveals overlooked diversity and new distributional records: descriptions of M. dewreedei sp. nov. and M. macrocarpa sp. nov. Botany 92: 223-231.
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