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Ptilophora hildebrandtii (Hauck) R.E.Norris 1990

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Ptilophora


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Ptilophora hildebrandtii (Hauck) R.E.Norris
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Trichosolen duchassaingii (J.Agardh) W.R.Taylor

Ptilophora hildebrandtii (Hauck) R.E.Norris KwaZulu-Natal
© Tom Schils (tom@schils.be)

Publication details
Ptilophora hildebrandtii (Hauck) R.E.Norris 1990: 133-134

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1990). Ptilophora hildebrandii (Hauck) comb. nov. (Gelidiales, Rhodophyceae), its range extended to South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 56: 133-135, 3 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilophora is Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) K├╝tzing.

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

Thysanocladia hildebrandtii Hauck

Type information
Type locality: Mombasa, Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 132). Lectotype: J.M. Hildebrandt; vii.1876; L (Akatsuka 1987: 267 [fig. 7]).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thysanocladia hildebrandtii Hauck 1886
Gelidium hildebrandtii (Hauck) F.Schmitz 1894
Beckerella hildebrandtii (Hauck) Kylin 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Hwang, I.K., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) with descriptions of P. aureolusa, P. malagasya, and P. spongiophila from Madagascar. Journal of Phycology 54(2): 249-263.

Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

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