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Penicillus capitatus f. laxus Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Penicillus

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Penicillus capitatus f. laxus Børgesen
Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

 

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Penicillus capitatus f. laxus Børgesen Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso
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Publication details
Penicillus capitatus f. laxus Børgesen 1913: 98, fig. 80

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1913). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part I. Chlorophyceae. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 1(4): 1-160, 126 figs, folded map.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penicillus is Penicillus capitatus Lamarck.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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