Ptilota pectinata 1833
Ptilota pectinata Harvey in W.J.Hooker & Arnott 1833: 165
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.
Publication date: October
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neoptilota densa (C.Agardh) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Created: 30 July 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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Yabu, H. (1979). Cytological observations on Ptilota pectinata (Gunn.) Kjellm. and Pt. pectinata f. litoralis Kjellm. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 327: 17-24.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.