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Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss 1968

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Aristothamnion


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Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss
on Gigartina bracteata, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © © M.D. Guiry.

Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.


Heterosiphonia notoensis (Okamura) Falkenberg

Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Publication details
Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss 1968: 268

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1968). Notes on South African marine algae. V. Journal of South African Botany 34: 267-287.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aristothamnion is Aristothamnion purpuriferum (K├╝tzing) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion collabens (Rudolphi) L.McIvor & Maggs

Asperocaulon collabens Rudolphi

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay or Gordons Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 382). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1968b: 269).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), collapsing (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). RbcL sequences indicate a single evolutionary origin of multinucleate cells in the red algal tribe Callithamnieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23: 433-446.

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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