Ptilocladia pulchra Sonder 1845

Publication Details
Ptilocladia pulchra Sonder 1845: 53

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3(4): 49-57.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilocladia.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia (near Fremantle); (Silva & al. 1996: 422) Holotype: Preiss; MEL; 8445 (Womersley 1998: 60) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Wollaston (1968: 255).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 December 2008

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 December 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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