Rhizoclonium africanum Kützing 1853

Pseudorhizoclonium africanum (Kützing) Boedeker

Current name: Pseudorhizoclonium africanum (Kützing) BoedekerABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication Details
Rhizoclonium africanum Kützing 1853: 21, pl. 67: fig. II [2]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1853). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. III pp. 1-28, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhizoclonium is Rhizoclonium juergensii (Mertens) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudorhizoclonium africanum (Kützing) Boedeker.

Type Information
Type locality: "Senegambien" [Senegal or Gambia]; (Kützing 1853: 21) Type: L?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023

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