Erythrotrichia platyphylla


Taxonavigation: Erythropeltales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Compsopogonophyceae
Ordo: Erythropeltales

Familia: Erythrotrichiaceae
Genus: Erythrotrichia
Species: Erythrotrichia platyphylla



Erythrotrichia platyphylla Stegenga, Engledow, Bolton & Anderson, 2001

  • Holotype locality: Morgan Bay, Eastern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa (32o 43’ S, 28o 20’ E). Holotype: Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson; 24 October 1999; growing on Anthophycus longifolius (Turner) Kützing, in the sublittoral fringe. BOL Slide EC 947. Isotype: BOL Slide EC 948.


  • Stegenga, H., Engledow, H.R., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. 2001. The distribution of the family Erythropeltidaceae (Rhodophyta) along the temperate Southern African coast, with the description of Erythrotrichia platyphylla nov. spec. Nova Hedwigia 73(3-4): 367–379.: 369–372, figs 2-10
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Erythrotrichia platyphylla. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2 August 2017.