Chamaethamnion pocockiae

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Genus: Chamaethamnion
Species: Chamaethamnion pocockiae


Chamaethamnion pocockiae R.E.Norris, 1988

Type locality: Palm Beach, near Port Edward, Natal, South Africa. Holotype: I. Harper 244; v.1982; NU 3911.

Named for Mary Agard Pocock (1886-1977), South African phycologist.


  • Norris, R.E. 1988. Two new red algal parasites on Kuetzingia natalensis (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 31: 345–352, 13 figs. Reference page. : 346–348, figs 1–6.
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Chamaethamnion pocockiae. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 20 November 2017.