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Codium duthieae P.C.Silva 1956

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Codiaceae
Genus Codium


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Codium duthieae P.C.Silva
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Codium duthieae P.C.Silva
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Codium duthieae P.C.Silva
Park Rhynie, Rocky Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 01 Jan 1996. Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA). © Alan Critchley (Alan.Critchley@ACADIAN.CA).

Codium duthieae P.C.Silva
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Codium duthieae P.C.Silva Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Codium duthieae P.C.Silva 1956: 275, fig. 10; pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Silva, P.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1956). The genus Codium (Chlorophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 4: 261-289, 16 figs, 3 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Codium is Codium tomentosum Stackhouse.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 853) this species has been recorded under the invalid name Codium duthieae Setchell (or Setchell ex Papenfuss) by various authors. Please consult original reference for more details.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 853) the following names have been misapplied to this species in the Iddian Ocean by various authors; Codium elongatum, Codium tomentosum and Codium lindenbergii. Please consult original reference for full details. ESU (evolutionary significant unit), Codium duthieae three contained specimens (from Arabian Sea) conforming to C. fastigiatum, C. duthieae and C. decortatum (Verbruggen et al. 2007: 244).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Strandfontein, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 853). Holotype: G.F. Papenfuss No. 24; 13 November 1935; Cast ashore. UC 920260 (Silva & Womersley 1956: 276).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Verbruggen, H. & Costa, J.F. (2015). Molecular survey of Codium species diversity in southern Madagascar. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 171-187, 10 figs.

Verbruggen, H., Leliaert, F., Maggs, C.A., Shimada, S., Schils, T., Provan, J., Booth, D., Murphy, S., De Clerck, O., Littler, D.S., Littler, M.M. & Coppejans, E. (2007). Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 240-254.

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Vlachos, V., Critchley, A.T. & Von Holy, A. (2001). Analysis of crude extracts of Codium duthieae (Chlorophyta) showing antibacterial activity. In: Breakthrough opportunities from the world's bioresources. (Mshigeni, K.E. & Bisanda, E. Eds), pp. 129-133. University of Namibia.

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