Rytiphlaea fruticulosa ( )
Boergeseniella fruticulosa (Wulfen) Kylin Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Rytiphlaea fruticulosa (Wulfen) Harvey 1849: 220
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, -252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata fruticulosa (Wulfen) Kuntze
Fucus fruticulosus Wulfen
Type locality: Trieste [Tergestum], Adriatic (: table 3). Lectotype: Wulfen (1789, pl. 16, fig. 1) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 363).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Created: 11 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.