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Platythalia angustifolia Sonder 1845

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

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Platythalia angustifolia Sonder
Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Platythalia angustifolia Sonder
Augusta, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Platythalia angustifolia Sonder

 

Mallomonas splendens var. biceps W.Conrad

Platythalia angustifolia Sonder Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Platythalia angustifolia Sonder 1845: 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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platythalia is Platythalia quercifolia (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), narrow-leaved (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Carpoglossum angustifolium (Sonder) J.Agardh 1848
Myriodesma angustifolium (Sonder) K├╝tzing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: No type locality cited [Australia: Western Australia; probably near Fremantle fide Womersley, 1967: 256] (Sonder 1845: 51). Lectotype: Preiss; MEL 18803 (Womersley 1987: 406).

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

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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