Pterosiphonia stegengae

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

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

Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Tribus: Pterosiphonieae
Genus: Pterosiphonia
Species: Pterosiphonia stegengae


Pterosiphonia stegengae Savoie & G.W.Saunders, 2016

  • Type locality: Preekstoel (–34.36720, 21.45785), Stilbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. Holotype: K. Dixon and J. Ferreira Costa; 25 November 2014; growing in the low intertidal on Aeolianite rock. UNB GWS036371. (Images of holotype: Figs. 5a–5d.)
  • Named for Herre Stegenga, specialist of seaweed flora of South Africa.