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Petrocelis ascendens E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Petrocelis ascendens E.Y.Dawson 1961: 193, pl. 2: fig. 2

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petrocelis is Petrocelis cruenta J.Agardh.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
type locality: Bahia Rosario southeast of Punta Baja, Baja California, Mexico. (Dawson 1961: 194). Holotype: E.Y Dawson 8705; January Ist 1950; on cobblestones in the intertidal zone. Herb. A. Handcock foundation (Dawson 1961: 194). Notes: Isotypes are in Herb. U.S National Museum, Herb. Beaudette Foundation and Herb. University of California.

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Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

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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 23 September 2018.

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