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Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Pterosiphonieae
Genus Pterosiphonia


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Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg
Pterosiphonia cloiophylla, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa" . M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © © M.D. Guiry.


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Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg Pterosiphonia cloiophylla, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa"
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Publication details
Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg in Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 443

Published in: Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pterosiphonia.

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

Rhodomela cloiophylla C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 548).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela cloiophylla C.Agardh 1822
Rytiphlaea cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1841
Polysiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rytiphlaea firma C.Agardh 1824
Rytiphlaea capensis Kützing 1843
Rytiphlaea corymbosa Kützing 1849
Rytiphlaea cloiophylla var. patens J.Agardh 1863
Rytiphlaea cloiophylla var. corymbosa (Kützing) Grunow 1867

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kim, M. S., Kim, S. Y., Yang, M.Y., Kim, B.& Díaz-Tapia, P. (2012). Morphology and molecular study of Pterosiphonia arenosa sp. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Jeju Island, Korea. Algae 27(4): 259-268.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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