Rhodophysema africana D.M. & G.W.Lawson
Rhodophysema africana D.M.John & G.W.Lawson 1987: 153, 194, 195, pl. 31: fig.9
Published in: Lawson, G.W. & John, D.W. (1987). The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical West Africa (Second Edition). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 93: [i]-vi, 1-415.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Lawson & John (1987) make the following remarks: "We are repeating the Latin diagnosis originally published by John & Lawson (1974a) together with an illustration in order to validate the publication of the species. See article 39 of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Voss, 1983)."
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Luanda, Angola (Lawson & John 1987: 152). Lectotype: 2 January 1974; herbarium, Botany Department, University of Ghana 8034 (Lawson & John 1987: 152).
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Verified by: 13 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.