Pterosiphonia robusta N.L.Gardner 1927
Pterosiphonia robusta N.L.Gardner 1927: 102, pls 26-29
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of north America. VI.. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 99-138, pls 20-36.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Savoiea robusta (N.L.Gardner) M.J.Wynne
Type locality: USA: California: San Mateo Co.: Moss Beach (Gardner 1927: 102). Holotype: N.L. Gardner 4622a; vi. 1920; UC (Gardner 1927: 102). Notes: Type: UC266542 (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). The status of Polyostea Ruprecht (1850) and the proposal of Savoiea gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 69: 1-4.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Huvé, P. & Huvé, H. (1969). Présence de Pterosiphonia spinifera (Kütz.) Falk ver. robusta Fr. Ardré dans la région de Marseille. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 9: 345-347.
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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 June 2021.