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Ptilophora subcostata (Okamura) R.E.Norris

Publication details
Ptilophora subcostata (Okamura) R.E.Norris 1987: 258

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) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Gelidium subcostatum Okamura

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium subcostatum Okamura 1894
Beckerella subcostata (Okamura) Kylin 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gelidium subcostatum Okamura)
Japanese: Hirakusa (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

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Source of current name
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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