Kappaphycus cottonii

Kappaphycus cottonii, type

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Gigartinales 

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

Familia: Solieriaceae
Genus: Kappaphycus
Species: Kappaphycus cottonii

NameEdit

Kappaphycus cottonii (Weber-van Bosse) Doty ex P.C.Silva, in Silva, Basson & Moe, 1996

Not to be confused with the trade name "Cottonii", that is generally accepted to apply to Kappaphycus alvarezii.

SynonymsEdit

  • Basionym
    • Eucheuma cottonii Weber-van Bosse, 1913
      • Lectotype locality: Saya de Malha in the Indian Ocean north of Mauritius . Lectotype: Stanley Gardiner; In 26 fathoms of water. Leiden Herbarium 938.316-220 (Doty 1988: 177). Isotype: British Museum.
  • Heterotypic
    • Eucheuma okamurae Yamada, 1936

ReferencesEdit

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