Phyllotylus flabellatus J.Agardh 1847

Trematocarpus flabellatus (J.Agardh) De Toni

Current name: Trematocarpus flabellatus (J.Agardh) De Toni
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Publication Details
Phyllotylus flabellatus J.Agardh 1847: 9, footnote

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllotylus is Phyllotylus membranifolius (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trematocarpus flabellatus (J.Agardh) De Toni.

Type Information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Sea Point, Cape Town); (Silva & al. 1996: 321) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Simons (1983: 807, fig. 11).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 31 May 2023

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