Pterothamnion reversum ( & N.L.Gardner) &
Pterothamnion reversum (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130
Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion orbignianum (Montagne) Nägeli
Holotype locality: West coast of Whidbey Island, Washington, U.S.A. (Athanasiadis 1996: 52). Lectotype: Gardner Algae of Pugest Sound No. 8; UC 95054 (Wollaston 1972: 49). Notes: Lectotype selected by Wollaston (1972); see Athanasiadis (1996: 52).
Platythamnion reversum var. laxum W.R.Taylor 1945
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2018.