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Platythamnion capense Stegenga

Publication details
Platythamnion capense Stegenga 1986: 38, pl. 8

Published in: Stegenga, H. (1986). The Ceramiaceae (excl. Ceramium) (Rhodophyta) of the South West Cape Province, South Africa. Bibliotheca Phycologica 74: 1-149, 1 table, 51 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platythamnion is Platythamnion heteromorphum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion capense (Stegenga) Athanasiadis & Kraft

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Platboombaai, west coast of Cape Peninsula, South Africa (Stegenga 1986: 38). Holotype: H. Stegenga; 3.ii.1984; BOL glass slide no. 507 (Lamarck 1813: 38).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.

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