Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863

Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.AgardhSouth Africa - 09 December 2011. Robert Anderson (

Publication Details
Placophora binderi (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863: 1138-1139

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Placophora.

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Amansia binderi J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 535) Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh; 42945 (Womersley 2003: 361)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Womersley (2003: 361) notes that this is most commonly epiphytic on Codium, but that Scagel (1953: 25) records it as epiphytic on several other firm-surfaced algae in South Africa.

Created: 01 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 December 2017

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