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Ptilota harveyi J.D.Hooker 1845

Publication details
Ptilota harveyi J.D.Hooker in J.D. Hooker & Harvey 1845: 271

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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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 Falklandiella harveyi (J.D.Hooker) Kylin

Type information
Lectotype locality: Hermite I., Cape Horn (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Lectotype: Mr. Robertson; 1842; BM 000640265 (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Notes: Lectotype: Hooker at BM (= reverse of PL CLXXXVII in Hooker, 1847), selected by M.H. Hommersand, 1978 (barcode BM 000640265). Syntypes: Maxwell Harbor, Cape Horn, 1842; Falkland I., 1842; Outer Sea coast, Cape Pembroke, East Falkland I., May 1842; N.W, Bay, Hermite I., Cape Horn; Outer Sea coast, Cape Pembroke, East Falkland I., May 1842

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish botanist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Freshwater, D.W., Lopez-Bautista, J.M. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Proposal of the Euptiloteae Hommersand et Fredericq, trib. nov. and transfer of some southern hemisphere Ptiloteae to the Callithamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 203-225.

Silva, P.C. (1993). Proposal to conserve Falklandiella Kylin (Rhodophyceae: Ceramiaceae). Taxon 42: 131-132.

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