Herposiphonia caespitosa C.K.Tseng 1943
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Date: 1944 (INA). - (27 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
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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