Prionitis patens Okamura 1899: 3, pl. I: figs 18-20
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia patens (Okamura) S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), spreading, outspread, diverging from the axis at almost 90 degrees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mikawa, Aichi Prefecture, Pacific (Verlaque et al 2005: 485). Type: SAP (Okamura herb.) (Kawaguchi 1989: 196). Notes: Shinoshima, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Wang et al. (2001: 258).
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.
Hindák, F. & Hindáková, A. (2003). Diversity of cyanobacteria and algae of urban gravel pit lakes in Bratislava, Slovakia: a survey. Hydrobiologia 506: 155-162.
Kawaguchi, S. (1989). The genus Prionitis (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 16: 193-257.
Verlaque, M., Brannock, P.M., Komatsu, T., Villalard-Bohnsack, M. & Marston, M. (2005). The genus Grateloupia C. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean): a case study of marine plurispecific introductions. Phycologia 44: 477-496.
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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 17 June 2019.