Phycolapathum cuneatum Kützing
Phycolapathum cuneatum Kützing 1845: pl. 49II
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, -359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Created: 26 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2020.