Herposiphonia secunda f. densa ( ) M.J. 1985
Herposiphonia secunda f. densa (Pilger) M.J.Wynne 1985: 175
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1985). Notes on Herposiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in South Africa, with a description of a new species. Cryptogamie, Algologie 5: 167-177, 12 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Herposiphonia densa Pilger
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), next, following, second, having leaves or other features turned towards the same side (Stearn 1973).
Herposiphonia densa Pilger 1911
Herposiphonia tenella var. densa (Pilger) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982
John et al. (2003) do not distinguish between Herposiphonia secunda, f. densa and f. tenella when citing distributions and it is assumed that the records are the same as in Lawson & John (1987).
This is a marine species.
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.