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Pterothamnion flexile (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft

Publication details
Pterothamnion flexile (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Glandothamnus flexilis Wollaston

Type information
Type locality: 20 km WSW of Outer Harbor, South Australia, Australia (Womersley 1998: 147). Holotype: McFarlane; 11 September 1975; 22-25 m deep on shells. AD A46637 (Womersley 1998: 147).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pterothamnion Section Tetrakladion

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Glandothamnus flexilis Wollaston 1980

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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