Stictosiphonia gracilis R.J.King & Puttock 1989

Publication Details
Stictosiphonia gracilis R.J.King & Puttock 1989: 57, fig. 23

Published in: King, R.J. & Puttock, C.F. (1989). Morphology and taxonomy of Bostrychia and Stictosiphonia (Rhodomelaceae / Rhodophyta). Australian Systematic Botany 2: 1-73, 25 figs, 4 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stictosiphonia is Stictosiphonia hookeri (Harvey) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia gracilis (R.J.King & Puttock) Zuccarello & J.A.West.

Type Information
Type locality: New Zealand: Leigh Marine Station; (INA 1996) Type: M.J. Parsons 1135; 21.v.1974; CHR; 360335 (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2016

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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