Pelvetia capensis ( ) De 0
Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Publication date: 14 November 1895
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia is Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss
Fucodium capense Areschoug
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 643).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 December 2018 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 03 August 2020.