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Hildenbrandia angolensis Welwitsch ex West & G.S.West 1897

Publication details
Hildenbrandia angolensis Welwitsch ex West & G.S.West 1897: 3

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1897). Welwitsch's African freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 1-7, 33-42, 77-89, 113-122, 172-183, 235-243, 264-272, 297-304, pls 365-369.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hildenbrandia is Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo.

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

Type information
Syntype localities: Golungo Alto, Ad silices in rivulis sylv. primit. de Quibanga (Sherwood & Sheath, 2003: 411). Syntype : Welwitsch (Collection no. 150); June 1857; see above. BM 3435 (slide collection) (Sherwood & Sheath, 2003: 411).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hildenbrandia angolensis Welwitsch ex West & G.S.West)
Europe: Spain (Ros, López Jiménez & Aboal 1997, Cantoral Uiza & Aboal Sanjurjo 2001, Eloranta, Kwandrans & Kusel-Fetzmann 2011).

Africa: Angola (West & West 1897, Sherwood & Sheath, 2003).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004, Carlile & Sherwood 2013).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Viera, C., Akita, S., Uwai, S., Hanyuda, T., Shimada, S. & Kawai, H. (2021). Hildenbrandia (Hildenbrandiales, Florideophyceae) from Japan and taxonomic lumping of H. jigongshanensis and H. japananensis. Phycological Research 69: [1-5], 2 figs, 1 table.

Created: 08 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ros, M.D., López Jiménez, E. & Aboal, M. (1997). Primera cita de Hildenbrandia angolensis Welwitsch ex W. West & G.S. West (Hildenbrandiaceae, Rhodophyceae), para la flora algal epicontinental española. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 55: 458-460.
Sherwood, A.R. & Sheath, R.G. (2000). Microscopic analysis and seasonality of gemma production in the freshwater red alga Hildenbrandia angolensis (Hildenbrandiales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 48: 241-249.

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