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Pterothamnion villosum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft

Publication details
Pterothamnion villosum (Kylin) 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
Platythamnion villosum Kylin

Type information
Type locality: Friday Harbor, Wasington (Silva 1979: 328). Lectotype: H. Kylin; LD (Lindstrom & Gabrielson 1989

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platythamnion villosum Kylin 1925

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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