Kappaphycus procrusteanus


Taxonavigation: Gigartinales 

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

Familia: Solieriaceae
Genus: Kappaphycus
Species: Kappaphycus procrusteanus


Kappaphycus procrusteanus (Kraft) Doty, 1988


  • Basionym
    • Eucheuma procrusteanum Kraft, 1970
      • Type locality: Semirara Islands of the northern Sulu Sea. Holotype: BISH, Kraft 960. (four tetrasporic specimens, the fifth thallus with mature cystocarps is designated as holotype).


  • Doty, M.S. 1988. Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159–207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018]. Reference page. : 177, 178, fig. 15
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Kappaphycus procrusteanus. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 16 February 2018.