Pterocladia americana W.R.Taylor
Pterocladia americana W.R.Taylor 1943: 154, pl. IV: fig. 1
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1943). Marine algae from Haiti collected by H.H. Bartlett in 1941. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 28: 143-163.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium americanum (W.R.Taylor) Santelices
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.