Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh 1851

Publication Details
Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh 1851: 189

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. ad oras Californiae (Hb. Greville!)" [California, U.S.A.]; (Agardh 1851: 189) Holotype: David Douglas; 1831; E; Greville collection (Agardh 1851: 189) Notes: Isotype and photograph of type UC197789.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 July 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 July 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 29 September 2022

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