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Nitophyllum crispatum J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

Publication details
Nitophyllum crispatum J.D.Hooker & Harvey in Harvey & J.D.Hooker 1845: 185, pl. 71: figs 1-5

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1845). XXXVI. Algae L. 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, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 175-193. London: L. Reeve.
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Publication date: 1 May 1845

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitophyllum is Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Haraldiophyllum crispatum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Showe M.Lin, Hommersand & W.A.Nelson

Type information
Lectotype locality: Campbell Island, New Zealand (Lin et al. 2007: 396). Lectotype: Dredged in three fathoms water. BM Barcode 000840170 (Lin et al. 2007: 396). Notes: Lectotype (cystocarpic): selected by Hommersand 1978 [corresponds to pl. 71, figs 1,3,4 in W.H. Harvey & J.D. Hooker 1845]. Isolectotype (tetrasporic): selected by M. Hommersand 1978 (BM, Barcode 000840172 [corresponds to pl. 71, figs 2,5 in W.H. Harvey & J.D. Hooker 1845].

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitophyllum crispatum J.D.Hooker & Harvey)
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002).

Source of current name
Lin, S.-M., Hommersand, M.H. & Nelson, W.A. (2007). An assessment of Haraldiophyllum (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), including H. crispatum (J.D. Hooker et Harvey) comb. nov. from New Zealand based on rbcL and LSU sequence analysis and morphological evidence. European Journal of Phycology 42(4): 391-408.

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