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Pterothamnion recurvatum (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft

Publication details
Pterothamnion recurvatum (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Platythamnion recurvatum E.M.Wollaston

Type information
Type locality: Middle Reef of Moss Beach, Monterey Co., California, USA (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 422). Holotype: L.E. Hair GMS 678 (Abbott 7379); 10 Dec 1966?; (Athanasiadis 1996: 74). Notes: Current location of TYPE unknown (perhaps in Hawai'i).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pterothamnion Section Tetrakladion

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platythamnion recurvatum E.M.Wollaston 1972

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

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