Prionitis ramosissima (Okamura) Kawaguchi 1989

Publication Details
Prionitis ramosissima (Okamura) Kawaguchi 1989: 244-246, 250, figs 34-36

Published in: Kawaguchi, S. (1989). The genus Prionitis (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 16: 193-257.

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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 ramosissima Okamura.

Grateloupia ramosissima Okamura

Type Information
Type locality: Nemoto, Chiba Prefecture; (Kawaguchi 1989: 244) Lectotype: SAP (Okamura herb.); (Kawaguchi 1989: 244)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), much branched.

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.; searched on 18 April 2024

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