Prionitis elata Okamura 1899

Publication Details
Prionitis elata Okamura 1899: 4, pl. I: figs 1, 2

Published in: Okamura, K. (1899). Contributions to the knowledge of the marine algae of Japan. III. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 13: 2-10, 35-43, Plate I.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia elata (Okamura) S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang.

Type Information
Type locality: Shirahama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan; (Wang et al. 2001: 258) Type: SAP (Okamura herb.); (Kawaguchi 1989: 210) Notes: Shirahama, Shizuoka Prefecture (Kawagachi 1989: 210).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 May 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 May 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

 
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