Petrospongium rugosum (Okamura) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Petrospongium rugosum (Okamura) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Current name: Petrospongium rugosum (Okamura) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
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Publication Details
Petrospongium rugosum (Okamura) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 12

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). Phycological contributions, VII. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 1-13.

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Publication date: "Issued October 27, 1924"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petrospongium is Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing.

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

Cylindrocarpus rugosus Okamura

Type Information
Type locality: Japan [no locality given]; (Womersley 1987: 100) Type: herb. Okamura, SAP; (Yoshida 1998: 267) Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that a lectotype should be selected.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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