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Vertebrata simulans (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

Publication details
Vertebrata simulans (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 929

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Vertebrata is Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia simulans Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Tor Abbey, Devon, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 353). Lectotype: Griffiths; 20 v 1831; BM-K ex Herb. Harvey (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 353).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), imitating, resembling (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia simulans Harvey 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia simulans Harvey)
English: Similar Siphon Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

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Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Piñeiro-Corbeira, C., Maggs, C. A., Rindi, F., Bunker, F., Baldock, L. & Díaz-Tapia, P. (2020). Molecular assessment of the tribes Streblocladieae and Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in the British Isles reveals new records and species that require taxonomic revision. Cryptogamie, Algol. Cryptogamie Algologie 41(8): 55-72, 7 figs, 1 table.

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