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.

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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 Georgiella confluens (Reinsch) Kylin.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: 'Nordstrand de Landzunge, Pinguin Bay'; (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208) Lectotype (designated by R.W. Ricker in herb.): 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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 July 2024

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