Ptilota sericea 1848
Ptilota sericea Harvey 1848: pl. CXCI 
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1848). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CXLV-CCXVI [145-216]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plumaria plumosa (Hudson) Kuntze
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sericeous, silky with long straight close-pressed glossy hairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 September 2021.