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Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh 1817

Publication details
Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh 1817: 39

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilota gunneri P.C.Silva, Maggs & L.M.Irvine

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
C. Agardh (1817), Lyngbye (1819) and later authors (see Silva et al. 1995) used Linnaeus’s Fucus plumosus as basionym (a later homonym of Fucus plumosus Hudson 1762). Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh should perhapsbe treated as a new name (Athanasiadis, 1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Maggs, C.A. & Irvine, L.M. (1995). Proposal to change the listed type of Ptilota C. Agardh, nom. cons. (Rhodophyceae). Taxon 44: 415-418, 2 figs.

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Blunden, G. & Rogers, D.J. (1976). An anti-B haemagglutinin from the red alga Ptilota plumosa. Food-Drugs from the Sea Proceedings : 252-257.
Cotton, A.D. (1915). Ptilota plumosa, Ag. in Britain. Journal of Botany, London 53: 171-172.
Cullinane, J.P. & Murphy, J.P. (1976). The distribution of Ptilota plumosa (Huds.) C. Ag. and Plumaria elegans (Bonnem.) Schm. in Ireland. Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society Ser. A., 5(27): 475-490.
Rogers, D.J. & Blunden, G. (1977). Ptilota plumosa, a new source of a blood-group B specific lectin. Med Lab Sci 34: 193-200.
Rogers, D.J. & Blunden, G. (1980). Structural properties of the anti-B lectin from the red alga Ptilota plumosa (Huds.) C. Ag.. Botanica Marina 23: 459-462.
Rogers, D.J., Blunden, G., Guiry, M.D. & Northcott, M.J. (1982). Evaluation of Ptilota plumosa from Ireland as a source of haemagglutinin. Botanica Marina 25: 399-400.
Sinova, E.S. [Zinova, E. S.] (1916). Notes sur les forms de Ptilota plumosa (L.) Ag. et Ptilota Californica Rupr., recueillies aux côtes polaires de la Russie d’Europe. Izvestiya Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago Botaniceskago Sada. = Bulletin du Jardin Imperiale Botanique de Saint-Petersbourg. 16(2): 416-426, 7 figs. [in Russian with French summary]
Zinova, E.C. (1919). Ptilota plumosa (L) Ag.//Ptilota californica Rupr.. News of the Main Bot. Gardens 16(2): .

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