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Platysiphonia marginalis M.J.Wynne, Kraft & A.J.K.Millar 1984

Publication details
Platysiphonia marginalis M.J.Wynne, Kraft & A.J.K.Millar 1984: 273, figs 2-9, 11-22

Published in: Wynne, M.J., Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1984). Platysiphonia marginalis sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae), a new red alga from eastern Australia. Phycologia 23: 273-279.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platysiphonia is Platysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Børgesen.

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

Type information
Type locality: South Passage, Lord Howe Island, NSW (Wynne, Millar & Kraft 1984: 274). Holotype: G. Kraft & A. Millar; 31 January 1982; At 10-15 m depths growing on Dictyota divaricata Lamouroux, Codium extricatum Silva, Amansia sp. and limestone substrata. MELU K10, 470 (Wynne, Millar & Kraft 1984: 274). Notes: Holotype: spermatangial plant. Isotypes: tetrasporic and cystocarpic.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), marginal (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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Wynne, M.J., Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1984). Platysiphonia marginalis sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae), a new red alga from eastern Australia. Phycologia 23: 273-279.

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