Heterosiphonia dubia ( ) 1901
Heterosiphonia dubia (Suhr) Falkenberg South Africa; tetrasporangial stichidia
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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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Dasya dubia Suhr
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.
Dasya dubia Suhr 1840
This is a marine species.
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.