Platysiphonia parva P.C. & A.P.Cleary 1954
Platysiphonia parva P.C.Silva & A.P.Cleary 1954: 251, figs 1-37
Published in: Silva, P.C. & Cleary, A.P. (1954). The structure and reproduction of the red alga Platysiphonia. American Journal of Botany 41: 251-260, 37 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico Type: UC (Yoshida 1998: 992). Notes: Dawson (1962: 82) gives the following data for the type and type locality: Silva 5786, Jan. 27, 1950, in Herb. University of California, Berkeley; Melpomene Cove, Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Bekeley.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 11 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2021.