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Ptilota hypnoides Harvey 1833

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Ptiloteae
Genus Ptilota

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Ptilota hypnoides Harvey
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

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Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg Northern California
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Publication details
Ptilota hypnoides Harvey in W.J.Hooker & G.A.Arnott 1833: 164

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.
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Publication date: October

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

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

Type information
Type locality: California [probably Monterey Bay] (Harvey 1833: 163). Lectotype: TCD 0012370 (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 45).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

Key references
Bruce, M.G. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular-assisted investigation of diversity, biogeography and phylogenetic relationships for species of Neoptilota and Ptilota (Wrangeliaceae, Rhodophyta) reported along Canadian coasts. Phycologia 56(1): 36-53.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 February 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Scott, J.L. & Dixon, P.S. (1973). Ultrastructure of tetrasporogenesis in the marine red alga Ptilota hypnoides. Journal of Phycology 9: 29-46.

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