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Prionitis elata Okamura

Publication details
Prionitis elata Okamura 1899: 4, pl. I: figs 1, 2

Published in: Okamura, K. (1899). Contributions to the knowledge of the marine algae of Japan. III. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 13: 2-10, 35-43, Plate I.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia elata (Okamura) S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Carpopeltis okamurae Arwidsson 1938

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shirahama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan (Wang et al. 2001: 258). Type: SAP (Okamura herb.) (Kawaguchi 1989: 210). Notes: Shirahama, Shizuoka Prefecture (Kawagachi 1989: 210).

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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.

Key references
Kawaguchi, S. (1989). The genus Prionitis (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 16: 193-257.

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