Prionitis divaricata ( )
Prionitis divaricata (Okamura) Kawaguchi Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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Prionitis divaricata (Okamura) Kawaguchi 1989: 230, figs 26-29
Published in: Kawaguchi, S. (1989). The genus Prionitis (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 16: 193-257.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia chiangii S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Carpopeltis divaricata Okamura
Type locality: Moroiso, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Kawaguchi 1989: 233). Type: SAP herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 731).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
Source of current name
Wang, H.W., Kawaguchi, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2001). A morphological and molecular assessment of the genus Prionitis J. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 49: 251-262.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.