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Rhipilia nigrescens Coppejans & Prud’homme

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


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Rhipilia nigrescens Coppejans & Prud’homme
Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


Publication details
Rhipilia nigrescens Coppejans & Prud’homme 1990: 261

Published in: Coppejans, E. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1990). A note on Rhipilia nigrescens Coppejans & Prud'Homme van Reine. Blumea 35: 261-262.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhipilia is Rhipilia tomentosa Kützing.

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

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tukang Besi Islands, west coast of Binongko, Indonesia (Coppejans et al. 2001: 424). Holotype: Coastal reef slope. L SN 10285A (Millar & Kraft 2001: 31).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Verbruggen, H. (2015). Rhipiliaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 139-143. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (2001). Monograph of the green macroalgal genus Rhipilia (Udoteaceae, Halimedales), with a description of R. crassa sp. nov. from Australia and the Philippines. Phycologia 40: 21-34.

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Coppejans, E. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1990). A note on Rhipilia nigrescens Coppejans & Prud'Homme van Reine. Blumea 35: 261-262.

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