Haliptilon polydactylum ( & Millardet) & H.W.
Haliptilon polydactylum (Montagne & Millardet) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982: 218 ('polydactyla') (as 'polydactyla' )
Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Johansen, H.W. (1982). Scanning electron microscopy of Corallina and Haliptilon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta): surface features and their taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 18: 211-219, 13 figs.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.
Type locality: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 233).
Corallina polydactyla Montagne & Millardet 1862
According to Kim et al. (2007), the genus Haliptilon is congeneric with Jania, so this entity requires further assessment to ascertain its generic placement. - (25 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
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