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Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Pterothamnieae
Genus Platythamnion

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Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot
Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; main axis. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; tetrasporangia and gland cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Ptilonia subulifera J.Agardh

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot 1977

Published in: Boudouresque, C.-F., Belsher, T. & Marcot-Coqueugniot, J. (1977). Végétation marine de l'île de Port-Cros (Parc National) XVII.- Phytobenthos du port de Port-Cros. Trav. sci. Parc natl. Port-Cros 3: 89-120.

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 plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli

Basionym
Conferva plumula J.Ellis

Type information
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], [1]-120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.

Key references
Gallardo, T., Gómez Garreta, A., Ribera, M.A., Alvarez, M. & Conde, F. (1985). A preliminary checklist of Iberian benthic marine algae. pp. 83. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.

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Verified by: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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