Aristothamnion collabens ( ) 1968
Aristothamnion collabens (Rudolphi) Papenfuss Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion collabens (Rudolphi) L.McIvor & Maggs
Asperocaulon collabens Rudolphi
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.
This is a marine species.
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.
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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Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2021.