Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton 1896

Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton

Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.BartonKwaZulu-NatalFrederik Leliaert (

Publication Details
Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton 1896: 459

Published in: Barton, E.S. (1896). Cape algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 193-198, 458-461, 5 Figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

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

Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering

Type Information
Type locality: ad Port Natal [Durban, South Africa]; (Hering 1841: 91) Type: Ferdinand Krauss; (Hering 1841: 91)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing nodes.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 15 March 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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