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Pterocladiastrum Akatsuka, 1986

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Pterocladiaceae

Holotype species: Pterocladiastrum robustum Akatsuka

Currently accepted name for the type species: Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Original publication and holotype designation: Akatsuka, I. (1986). Pterocladiastrum, a new genus segregated from Pterocladia. Botanica Marina 29: 51-58.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladia.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Nelson, W.A., Farr, T.J. & Broom, J.E.S. (2006). Phylogenetic diversity of New Zealand Gelidiales revealed by rbcL sequence data. Journal of Applied Phycology 18: 653-661.

Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.

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