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Champia indica Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Champiaceae
Genus Champia

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Champia indica Børgesen
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Champia indica Børgesen
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Striaria attenuata f. fragilis (J.Agardh) Kjellman

Champia indica Børgesen Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Champia indica Børgesen 1933: 120-122, fig. 7, pl. VI

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1933). Some Indian Rhodophyceae especially from the shores of the Presidency of Bombay - III. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1933: 113-142, 20 figs, Pls V-IX.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Champia is Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 346).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Champia indica Børgesen)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Arabian Gulf (John & Al-Thani 2014), India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Rao & Gupta 2015), Iran (Sohrabipour & Rabii 1999), Kuwait (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Oman (Wynne 2001, Wynne 2018), Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.

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