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Wrangelia squarrulosa Harvey

Publication details
Wrangelia squarrulosa Harvey 1855: 236

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Preservation Harbour, west coast Middle Island, New Zealand (Athanasiadis 1996: 73). Lectotype: on the beach. BM (Athanasiadis 1996: 73). Notes: Isotype fragment in TCD (Athanasiadis, 1996: 73). Womersely (1998: 140) notes: Type from Preservation Harbour, South I., New Zealand (Lyall, Jan. 1851): lectotype in Herb. Hooker, BM.

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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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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