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Ptilota pectinata Harvey 1833

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

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).

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

General environment
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], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.

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

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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