155,250 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,864 images, 60,043 bibliographic items, 435,057 distributional records.

Ptilota flaccida (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh

Publication details
Ptilota flaccida (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1822: 388

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpoblepharis flaccida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing

Basionym
Delesseria flaccida J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 28 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 358 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=16017

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio