Petroglossum pacificum Hollenberg 1943: 571, figs 1-6
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1943). New marine algae from southern California II. American Journal of Botany 30: 571-579.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Petroglossum.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: USA: California: Corona del Mar (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Hollenberg 2245; on rocks at low tide level. (Silva 1996-to date
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Santelices, B., Ramírez, M.E. & Abbott, I.A. (1989). A new species and new records of marine algae from Chile. British Phycological Journal 24: 73-82.
Created: 23 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 March 2019.