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Penicillus pyriformis f. explanatus Børgesen

Publication details
Penicillus pyriformis f. explanatus Børgesen 1913: 99, fig. 82 (as 'explanata' )

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Penicillus pyriformis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2019.

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