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Pterothamnion ramulentum (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Pterothamnieae
Genus Pterothamnion

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Pterothamnion ramulentum (Wollaston) Athanasiadis & Kraft
Excicata identificada por el Hermano León. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

 

Publication details
Pterothamnion ramulentum (Wollaston) 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.
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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 ramulentus Wollaston

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia (Athanasiadis 1996: 71). Holotype: W.H. Harvey 544; MEL 516229 (Athanasiadis 1996: 71).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pterothamnion Section Tetrakladion

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Glandothamnus ramulentus Wollaston 1981

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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