Ptilota hypnoides Harvey 1833

Ptilota hypnoides Harvey

Current name: Ptilota hypnoides Harvey
Northern California - 09 March 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication Details
Ptilota hypnoides Harvey 1833: 164

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.

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Publication date: October [TL-2]

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: California [probably Monterey Bay] (38.30718, -120,98145); (Harvey 1833: 163) Lectotype: TCD; 0012370 (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 45)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 July 2022

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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