Hypnea rosea Papenfuss 1947

Hypnea rosea Papenfuss

Current name: Hypnea rosea Papenfuss
KwaZulu-NatalOlivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication Details
Hypnea rosea Papenfuss 1947: 1-2: fig. 1; pl. 2: figs. 5-8

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1947). New marine algae from South Africa: I. University of California Publications in Botany 23: 1-15, Plates 1-4.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Umtwalumi (Mtwalume), Natal, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 305)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 July 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

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