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Prionitis colensoi J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1855

Publication details
Prionitis colensoi J.D.Hooker & Harvey in Harvey 1855: 254, pl. CXX.A

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Placentophora colensoi (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kraft

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand: near Cape Turnagain (Colenso) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Nomenclatural notes
in J.D.Hooker 1855 (INA). - (27 Jan 2020) - Wendy Guiry

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
Kraft, G.T. (1976 '1975'). Morphology of Placentophora (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales: Rhodophyta), a new genus based on Sarcodiotheca colensoi from New Zealand. Journal of Phycology 11(4): 399-410.

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Verified by: 27 January 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. 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 20 April 2021.

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