Pterothamnion villosum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994

Publication Details
Pterothamnion villosum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: [1]-216, 108 figs.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Platythamnion villosum Kylin

Type Information
Type locality: Friday Harbor, Wasington; (Silva 1979: 328) Lectotype: H. Kylin; LD; (Lindstrom & Gabrielson 1989)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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