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Ptilophora diversifolia (Suhr) Papenfuss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Ptilophora

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Ptilophora diversifolia (Suhr) Papenfuss
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Ptilophora diversifolia (Suhr) Papenfuss KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Ptilophora diversifolia (Suhr) Papenfuss 1940: 214-216, fig. 11

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilophora is Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Phyllophora diversifolia Suhr

Type information
Type locality: South Africa [between the Omtendo (Umtentu) river, Transkei and the Omsamculo (Umzimkulu) River, Natal] (Drège 1843: 155).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phyllophora diversifolia Suhr 1840
Membranifolia diversifolia (Suhr) Kuntze 1891

Taxonomic notes
According to Papenfuss (1940a: 214-216), the name Polyphacum smithiae has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1893: 175); the name Ptilophora spissa has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1896: 197) and Delf & Michell (1921: 104)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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