Pterocladia tropica E.Y. 1959
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & Hommersand
Type locality: Palmyra Atoll Holotype: E.Y. Dawson 19458; 19.x.1958; UC
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.