Synarthrophyton eckloniae ( ) & Y.M.Chamberlain
Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain 1997: 56
Published in: Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synarthrophyton is Synarthrophyton patena (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) R.A.Townsend.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Houtbaai, Kap d. g. haab [= Cape of Good Hope, Cape Province, South Africa] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239). Holotype: Weber-van Bosse; 'paa [= on] Ecklonia'. TRH B2-1685 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 239).
Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Ecklonia.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Maneveldt, G. W., Keats, D. W. & Chamberlain, Y. M. (2007). Synarthrophyton papillatum sp. nov.: a new species of non-geniculate coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales, Hapalidiaceae) from South Africa and Namibia. South African Journal of Botany 73: 570-582.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.
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