Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) Penrose 1994

Publication Details
Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) Penrose 1994: 141

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) D. Penrose comb. nov., P. keatsii sp. nov., Spongites discoideus (Foslie) D. Penrose et Woelkerling and S. impar (Foslie) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa. Phycologia 33: 141-157, 63 figs, 1 table.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pneophyllum is Pneophyllum fragile K├╝tzing.

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

Melobesia coronata Rosanoff

Type Information
Type locality: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; (Wilks & Woelkerling 1991: 527) Holotype: Anon.; no date; On Pollexfenia [=Jeannerettia]; CN; (Chamberlain 1994: 141)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crowned (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

On sublittoral holdfasts of Ecklonia maxima (Chamberlain 1994: 143). Commonly grows intermixed with P. fragile on various algae and on the seagrass Amphibolis antarctica (Penrose 1990).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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