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Platysiphonia decumbens M.J.Wynne 1969

Publication details
Platysiphonia decumbens M.J.Wynne 1969: 190

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1969). Platysiphonia decumbens sp. nov., a new member of the Sarcomenia group (Rhodophyta) from Washington. Journal of Phycology 5: 190-202.
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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: West Beach, Whidbey I., Washington, USA (Wynne 1969: 190). Holotype: R.E. Norris 593; 20.vi.1951; WTU 238053 (Wynne 1969: 190).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), with prostrate stems, the tips rising upwards (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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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Wynne, M.J. (1969). Platysiphonia decumbens sp. nov., a new member of the Sarcomenia group (Rhodophyta) from Washington. Journal of Phycology 5: 190-202.

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