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Platysiphonia parva P.C.Silva & A.P.Cleary 1954

Publication details
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.

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.

Type information
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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