Platoma ardreanum & I.A. 1997
Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott Hawaii; scale 5 mm
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Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott 1997: 100, figs 1-16
Published in: Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1997). Platoma ardreanum (Schizymeniaceae, Gigartinales) and Halymenia chiangiana (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales), two new species of proliferous, foliose red algae from the Hawaiian Islands. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 97-116.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Ewa Beach,Oahu I., Hawaiian Islands (Kraft & Abbott 1997). Holotype (cystocarpic) : G. and C. Kraft and K. Schlech; 28 January 1978; drift. MELU A24,197 (Kraft & Abbott 1997: 101). Notes: Isotypes and paratypes in BISH and MELU.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Most specimens from drift, although in situ Maui collection from a basaltic reef platform overlain by encrusting Corallinaceae at 1.5-2 m depths (Kraft & Abbott, 1997). - (31 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Abbott, I.A. (1999). Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. xv + 477pp, 133 figs. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Created: 09 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2015 by G.M. Guiry
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Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1997). Platoma ardreanum (Schizymeniaceae, Gigartinales) and Halymenia chiangiana (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales), two new species of proliferous, foliose red algae from the Hawaiian Islands. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 97-116.
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G.M. 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 22 October 2021.