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Herposiphonia caespitosa C.K.Tseng 1943

Publication details
Herposiphonia caespitosa C.K.Tseng 1943: 58, pl. 1

Published in: Tseng, C.K. (1943). Marine algae of Hong Kong. V. The genus Herposiphonia. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 29: 55-65.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Type information
Type locality: Putoi Island, Hong Kong (Koh & Kim 2018: 77). Type: Tseng; 22.iv.1940; herb. auctoris Tseng 2752 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Date: 1944 (INA). - (27 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ding, L.P., Tan, H.Q., Zhang, Q.L., Zheng, L.Z. & Huang, B.X. (2016). Morphological study of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) on the coast of eastern Guangdong, China, with a description of H. pinnata sp. nov. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 34(2): 271-282.

Koh, Y.H. & Kim, M.S. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Korea, with the description of three new species. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 69-84.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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