Platysiphonia decumbens M.J. 1969
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
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: 01 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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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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 27 October 2021.