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Plectrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) Wilson & Kraft

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Genus Plectrophora


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Plectrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) Wilson & Kraft
KwaZulu-Natal; apex of plant. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Plectrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) Wilson & Kraft
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).


Plectrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) Wilson & Kraft KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Plectrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) Wilson & Kraft 2000: 358-360, fig. 22

Published in: Wilson, S.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2000). Morphological and taxonomic studies of selected genera from the tribe Amansieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 13: 325-372.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plectrophora is Plectrophora pectinella (Harvey) S.M.Wilson & Kraft.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kentrophora natalensis (J.Agardh) S.M.Wilson & Kraft

Kuetzingia natalensis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 503).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Henderson, R.J.F., Wilson, S.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2001). Kentrophora S.M. Wilson & Kraft, a new name for an algal genus in tribe Amansieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyceae). Austrobaileya 6: 175-176.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2019.

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