Platysiphonia marginalis M.J. , & A.J.K. 1984
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 13 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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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