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Punctaria caespitosa J.Agardh

Publication details
Punctaria caespitosa J.Agardh 1836: 14

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Punctaria is Punctaria plantaginea (Roth) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Punctaria caespitosa J.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Created: 27 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.

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