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Spongotrichum Kützing, 1847, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Suborder Galaxaurineae
Family Galaxauraceae

Holotype species: Spongotrichum dichotomum Kützing

Original publication and holotype designation: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegtimate: not Spongotrichum Nees, 1832 (Asteraceae). - (13 Jan 2019) - M.D. Guiry

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

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