Trentepohlia chinensis (Harvey) Hariot (1889)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chroolepus chinensis Harvey (1860) (basionym)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in April 2005.



South Africa, Tanzania and Zanzibar


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Harvey, W. H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific exploring expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts Sci. 4: 327-335.


Other references:

Cribb, A. B. (1970). A revision of some species of Trentepohlia especially from Queensland. Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 82: 17-34.

Hariot, P. (1889). Notes sur le genre Trentepohlia Martius (Suite). J. Bot. (Morot) 3: 377-388.

Rindi, F., M.D. Guiry & J.M. López-Bautista (2006). New records of Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Africa. Nova Hedwigia 83: 431-449.


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