Nitophyllum divaricatum W.R.Taylor 1945
Nitophyllum divaricatum W.R.Taylor 1945: 283, 284, pl. 88: fig. 1
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Academy Bay, I. Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 283, 284). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-307; 20 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 283, 284). Notes: Type (tetrasporic) dredged off Academy Bay.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nitophyllum (?) divaricatum Taylor (Taylor, 1945).
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.
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