Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Phaeista > Infraphylum Limnista > Superclass Fucistia > Class Phaeophyceae > Order Ectocarpales > Family Chordariaceae > Genus Punctaria

Punctaria latifolia Greville, 1830

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PunctariaGreville, 1830accepted genus name

Species group names

Punctaria hiemalis Kylin, 1907 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Ukrainian: Пунктарія широколиста


original description

Greville, R.K. (1830). [Algae britannicae, or, descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British Islands, belonging to the order Algae]. Maclachlan & Stewart: Edingburgh, UK. lxxxviii, 218 pp.

basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Broady, P.A.; Flint, E.A.; Nelson, W.A.; Cassie Cooper, V.; De Winton, M.D.; Novis, P.M. (2012). Phylum Chlorophyta and Charophyta: green algae, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 347-381.

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (151 publications)
Barcode of Life (21 barcodes)
GenBank (13 nucleotides; 11 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Punctaria latifolia Greville, 1830. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145346




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