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Ptilota confluens Reinsch 1888

Publication details
Ptilota confluens Reinsch 1888: 154

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Species et genera nova algarum ex insula Georgia australi. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 144-156.

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 Georgiella confluens (Reinsch) Kylin

Type information
Lectotype locality: 'Nordstrand de Landzunge, Pinguin Bay' (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Lectotype: 3 July 1883; Botanische Staatssammlung, Munich (M) M-0100496 (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Notes: Lectotype (tetrasporic) selected by R.W. Ricker, 28 March 1983 (barcode M-0100496). Syntype: HBG.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), confluent, running together, blending into one (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

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