Pterothamnion abietinum ( ) , nom. inval.
Pterothamnion abietinum (Reinsch) Athanasiadis 1996: 69, nom. inval.
Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion crispum (Ducluzeau) Nägeli
Callithamnion abietinum Reinsch
Type locality: "in Dictyota. Tergeste mare adriaticum, mare mediterraneum." [Trieste, Italy] (Reinsch 1875: 48). Notes: Attanasiadis (1996: 69) notes that a type has not been designated.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling fir trees (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Invalid: combination made in synonymy (INA). - (8 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry
Source of synonymy
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 April 2017.