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Pterocladia lucida f. pectinata A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Publication details
Pterocladia lucida f. pectinata A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1906: 254

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1906). Some marine algae from New South Wales. Journal of Botany, London 44: 249-261, Plate 481.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilophora pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) R.E.Norris

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Marouba Bay, New South Wales, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 132). Holotype: (Tronchin, Freshwater & Bolton 2003: 82).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pterocladia lucida f. pectinata A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Tronchin, Freshwater & Bolton 2003).

Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Freshwater, D.W. (2005). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of the marine algal order Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) from New South Wales, including Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. Australian Systematic Botany 18: 215-263.

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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 19 July 2019.

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