Pithophora kewensis Wittrock 1877

Publication Details
Pithophora kewensis Wittrock 1877: 52, pl. I [1]: fig. 8; pl. II [2]: figs 1-12; pl. III [3]; pl. IV [4]: figs 2-11; pl. V [5]: figs 9-10

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1877). On the development and systematic arrangement of the Pithophoraceae, a new order of algae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Ser. 3, extra ordinem(Editum 1877, Art 19): 1-80, VI plates.

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pithophora.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pithophora roettleri (Roth) Wittrock.

Type Information
Holotype locality: Kew Gardens, Britain; (Boedeker & al. 2012: 821) Holotype: V.B. Wittrock; August 1872; tropical aquarium ('Waterlily house'); L; 938112 639 (Boedeker & al. 2012: 821) Notes: Designated (Boedeker et al. 2012: 821). Isotypes in BM, L, UPS and S.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 19 July 2012 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 July 2024

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