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Ptilophora biserrata (Børgesen) R.E.Norris

Publication details
Ptilophora biserrata (Børgesen) R.E.Norris 1987: 256

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1987). A re-evaluation of Ptilophora Kützing and Beckerella Kylin (Gelidiales, Rhopdophyceae) with a review of South African species. Botanica Marina 30: 243-258, 23 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilophora is Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Gelidium biserratum Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: "Mauritius: Tombeau Bay, 10. Febr.1939, R. E. Vaughan legit." (Børgesen 1943: 8).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium biserratum Børgesen 1943
Beckerella biserrata (Børgesen) K.-C.Fan & Papenfuss 1961

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

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