Pterocladia tropica E.Y.Dawson 1959

Publication Details
Pterocladia tropica E.Y.Dawson 1959: 40-42, figs. 21a-d

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1959). Changes in Palmyra Atoll and its vegetation through the activities of man, 1913-1958. Pacific Naturalist 1(2): 3-51.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caerulescens (K├╝tzing) Santelices & Hommersand.

Type Information
Type locality: Palmyra Atoll; Holotype: E.Y. Dawson 19458; 19.x.1958; UC;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 January 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 January 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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