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Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder 1848

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Platythalia


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Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder

Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Mallomonas papillosa K.Harris & D.E.Bradley

Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder 1848: 51

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: 49-57.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Platythalia.

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

Fucus quercifolius R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "On the south coast of New Holland. Mr. Brown." [probably King George Sound, Western Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 38). Holotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 404). Notes: See Womersley (1967: 256).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stephanocystis quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan
Fucus quercifolius R.Brown ex Turner 1809
Carpoglossum quercifolium (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1848
Myriodesma quercifolium (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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