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Petrocelis franciscana Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Petrocelis

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Petrocelis franciscana Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Petrocelis franciscana Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Griffithsia multiramosa var. minor W.R.Taylor

Petrocelis franciscana Setchell & N.L.Gardner Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Petrocelis franciscana Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917: 391, pl. 33: fig. 1

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1917). New Pacific coast marine algae I. University of California Publications in Botany 6: 377-416, pls 31-35.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petrocelis is Petrocelis cruenta J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus papillatus (C.Agardh) Kützing

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California. (Gardner 1917: 391). Holotype: UC 188973 (Gardner 1917: 391).

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Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

Lindstrom, S.C., Hughey, J.R. & Martone, P.T. (2011). New, resurrected and redefined species of Mastocarpus (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 50(6): 661-683.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 December 2011 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Sussmann, A.V. & DeWreede, R.E. (2001). Seasonality of the red algal crust 'Petrocelis franciscana' (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) on boulder-strewn shores of southern British Columbia, Canada. Phycological Research 49: 51-60.
West, J.A. (1972). The life history of Petrocelis franciscana. British Phycological Journal 7: 299-308.

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Wendy 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 21 November 2018.

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