Gymnothamnion elegans

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Gymnothamnion elegans
Scientific classification e
(unranked): Archaeplastida
Division: Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order: Ceramiales
Family: Wrangeliaceae
Genus: Gymnothamnion
Species: G. elegans
Binomial name
Gymnothamnion elegans
(Schousboe ex C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Callithamnion elegans Schousboe ex C.Agardh, 1828

Gymnothamnion elegans (syn. Callithamnion elegans Schousboe ex C.Agardh 1828) is a red alga species in the genus Gymnothamnion found in South Africa from Bakoven on Cape Peninsula to KwaZulu-Natal.


  • Gymnothamnion elegans var. bisporum Stegenga 1986, (Hout Bay to East London, endemic)

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