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Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg 1901

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Heterosiphonioideae
Genus Heterosiphonia


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Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg
South Africa; tetrasporangial stichidia. 18 Oct 2010. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg
South Africa. 18 Oct 2010. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).


Neomonospora gracilis (Harvey) V.May

Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg South Africa; tetrasporangial stichidia
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg 1901: 639

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heterosiphonia is Heterosiphonia berkeleyi Montagne.

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

Dasya dubia Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Falsa-Bai, auf Sertularien" [False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa on Sertularia] (Suhr 1840: 280). Notes: Suhr (l.c.) indicated that this species was based on material from False Bay. Falkenberg, however, considered as the original material six packets of speciments from Algoa Bay, labeled Polysiphonia dubia in Suhr's hand and housed at Berlin (B).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), doubtful.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya dubia Suhr 1840

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.

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