Ptilonia subulifera J.Agardh 1890

Publication Details
Ptilonia subulifera J.Agardh 1890: 46

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1890). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Sjette afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 26(3): 1-125, III pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilonia is Ptilonia magellanica (Montagne) J.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria; (Womersley 1996: 354) Lectotype: Wilson; 18 January 1890; Herb. Agardh, LD; 37493 (Womersley 1996: 354) Notes: "Hab. ad oras Novae Hollandiae (Wilson) et Tasmaniae (Miss Lodder) (J. Agardh, 1890)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bearing sharp points.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

A deep-water species found on rough-water coasts (Womersley 1996: 354).

Created: 31 May 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 April 2024

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