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(Wiley Online, 2011)
The concept of chromists, at its most expansive, includes the heterokonts (stramenopiles), alveolates, rhizarians, heliozoans, telonemians, haptophytes and cryptophytes. There is mounting evidence that this grouping is not ...
Is your garden green? How to be kind to your garden
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2008)
Years ago, there was plenty of open, natural veld surrounding our towns and it was rich in wildlife. As towns expanded the natural veld and wildlife shrank into patches between towns, factories and farm land. With this ...
Of sea lettuces and green sea intestines: common intertidal green seaweeds of the Cape Peninsula
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2000)
Most of us know seaweed as that slippery stuff growing on the rocks or lying strewn along the beach at low tide making the beach smell. But do we really know much about them? Although not entirely true, seaweeds (or marine ...
Of dinner plate, cochlear and pacman corallines: seven common intertidal encrusting red seaweeds of the Cape Peninsula
(Botanical Society of South Africa, 2001)
In the fifth and final part of this series of articles on common intertidal seaweeds of the Cape Peninsula, we look at encrusting coralline algae. These encrusting coralline and red seaweeds are widespread in shallow waters ...
Three species of Mastophora (Rhodophyta: Corallinales, Corallinaceae) in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean: M. rosea (C. Agardh) Setchell, M. pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie, and M. multistrata sp. nov
(International Phycological Society, 2009)
Three species of Mastophora (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) were found in extensive studies of non-geniculate coralline algae in various areas of the tropical Indo-Pacific, including French Polynesia, Fiji, Ryukyu ...
(Wiley Online, 2003)
As a group, the chromists show a diverse range of forms from tiny unicellular, flagellates to the large brown algae known as kelp. Molecular studies have confirmed the inclusion of certain organisms once considered Fungi, ...
Abalone farming in South Africa: an overview with perspectives on kelp resources, abalone feed, potential for on-farm seaweed production and socio-economic importance
The South African abalone cultivation industry has developed rapidly and is now the largest producer outside Asia. With a rapid decline in wild abalone fisheries, farming now dominates the abalone export market in South ...
Leptophytum foveatum Chamberlain & Keats (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) retaliates against overgrowth by other encrusting algae
The encrusting coralline alga, Leptophytum foveatum, is the most abundant crustose alga in the lower eulittoral zone at Yzerfontein and other exposed sites on the West Coast of South Africa. The surface of this species is ...
Synarthrophyton papillatum sp. nov.: a new species of non-geniculate coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales, Hapalidiaceae) from South Africa and Namibia
Polychaete worm tubes within the mid to lower intertidal zone along the South African west coast were frequently observed to be overgrown by a minutely papillate species of encrusting coralline algae. Analysis of the ...