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Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades 1990

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Sarcomenioideae
Tribe Sarcomenieae
Genus Platysiphonia


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Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades
Cape Peron, Western Australia; subtidal with sea urchins. 17 Apr 2021. John Huisman. © John Huisman (john.huisman@dbca.wa.gov.au).

Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades
South Africa; identification uncertain. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Tryblionella visurgis (Hustedt) D.G.Mann

Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades Cape Peron, Western Australia; subtidal with sea urchins
© John Huisman (john.huisman@dbca.wa.gov.au)

Publication details
Platysiphonia delicata (Clemente) Cremades in Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 492

Published in: Cremades, J. & Pérez-Cirera, J.L. (1990). Nuevas combinaciones de algas bentónicas marinas, como resultado del estudio del herbario de Simón de Rojas Clemente y Rubio (1777-1827). Anal. Jard. bot. Madr. 47: 489-492, 1 fig.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platysiphonia is Platysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Børgesen.

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

Conferva delicata Clemente

Type information
Type locality: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz, Spain (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 464). Lectotype: MA Algae 1873 (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 492).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), delicate.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva delicata Clemente 1807
Polysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hutchinsia miniata C.Agardh 1828
Sarcomenia miniata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863
Platysiphonia miniata (C.Agardh) Børgesen 1931

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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