Basispora africana

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Taxonavigation: Ralfsiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Heterokonta
Phylum: Ochrophyta
Subphylum: Phaeista
Infraphylum: Limnista
Superclassis: Fucistia
Classis: Phaeophyceae
Subclassis: Fucophycidae
Ordo: Ralfsiales

Familia: Mesosporaceae
Genus: Basispora
Species: Basispora africana


Basispora africana D.M.John & G.W.Lawson, 1974

  • Type locality: just to the west of the village of Kokrobite (5°29'N, 0°21'W), Ghana.
  • Type (bearing unilocular sporangia): John & Seku, No. 7100; 29 November 1973; lower part of upper subzone of eulittoral, on rocks moderately exposed to wave-action where barnacles are in low abundance. BM.


  • John, D.M. & Lawson, G.W. 1974. Basispora, a new genus of the Ralfsiaceae. British Phycological Journal 9: 285–290, 4 figs, 1 table. Reference page. : 285, figs 1–4.
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Basispora africana . AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 18 April 2017.