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Record: oai:ARNO:525642

AuthorsH. Stegenga, M. Vroman
TitleAdditions to the marine algal flora of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
AbstractNine species of benthic marine algae are reported from the Caribbean island of Curaçao for the first time: Chlorophyta: Derbesia marina and Trichosolen longipedicellata; Phaeophyta: Ectocarpus rhodochortonoides, Feldmannia elachistaeformis, Hecatonema floridanum, Herponema tortugense and Sphacelaria novae-hollandiae; •; Rhodophyta: Polysiphonia scopulorum and Polysiphonia sphaerocarpa.
The Curaçao algal flora, with at present about 350 species recorded with reasonable certainty, equals some of the richest known areas in the Caribbean.
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