Ptilota hypnoides 1833
Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg Northern California
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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.
Publication date: October
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg 1976
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
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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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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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2021.