Aglaothamnion flexibile N.E.Aponte & D.L.Ballantine 1995

Aglaothamnion flexibile N.E.Aponte & D.L.Ballantine

Aglaothamnion flexibile N.E.Aponte & D.L.BallantineIndian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor BDiane Littler (

Publication Details
Aglaothamnion flexibile N.E.Aponte & D.L.Ballantine 1995: 102-105, figs 1-8

Published in: Aponte, N.E. & Ballantine, D.L. (1995). Aglaothamnion flexibile sp. nov. and Seirospora viridis sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico. Phycologia 34: 102-112.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aglaothamnion is Aglaothamnion furcellariae (J.Agardh) Feldmann-Mazoyer.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Holotype locality: 1.5km seaward, Media Luna Reef, La Parguera, Puerto Rico; (Aponte & Ballantine 1995: 104) Holotype: 30.6.1987; 17m; US Alg. Col.; 162225 (Aponte & Ballantine 1995: 104) Notes: Isotypes: MICH, MSM, US. The specific epithet refers to the characteristic flexuous aspect of the plants’ upper axes (Aponte & Ballantine, 1995).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 May 2008

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