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Ptilota hannafordii Harvey 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Ptiloteae
Genus Ptilota

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Ptilota hannafordii Harvey

 

Publication details
Ptilota hannafordii Harvey 1862: pl. CCI

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 4. pp. viii, Plates CLXXXI-CCXL. London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnion hannafordii (Harvey) J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Lady Bay, Warrnambool, Victoria (Womersley 1998: 361). Lectotype: Hannaford; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1998: 361).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1998: 361), P. hannafordii clearly does not belong to Ptilota. - (12 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.

Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: [1]-221.

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