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Herposiphonia secunda f. densa (Pilger) M.J.Wynne 1985

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Basionym
Herposiphonia densa Pilger

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), next, following, second, having leaves or other features turned towards the same side (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Herposiphonia densa Pilger 1911
Herposiphonia tenella var. densa (Pilger) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982

Distributional notes
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).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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