Pacific Science Volume 22, Number 1, 1968

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    Notes. A Variant Aplysia californica
    (University of Hawai'i Press, 1968-01) Winkler, Lindsay R.
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    Notes. A Eurasian Alga in Alaska
    (University of Hawai'i Press, 1968-01) McRoy, C.P.
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    Revision of the Genus Pandanus Stickman, Part 27. Pandanus Novelties from Madagascar
    (University of Hawai'i Press, 1968-01) St. John, Harold
    At the beginning of the eighteenth century Pandanus was found growing naturally on Madagascar. The first species from there were described by du Petit Thouars. Subsequent discoveries revealed that it was one of the three great centers of the genus, with 63 species.
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    Revision of the Genus Pandanus Stickman, Part 26. Pandanus mayotteensis from the Iles Comores
    (University of Hawai'i Press, 1968-01) St. John, Harold
    Up to the present there has been known only one species of Pandanus in the Iles Comores, P. maximus Martelli (sect. Pandanus), indigenous to the Ile Grande Comore. Now, there can be announced a second species from the islands, P. mayotteensis (sect. Vinsonia). The islands lie in the Mozambique Channel, about midway between Madagascar and Mocambique, Africa.
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    An Account of the Species of Polysiphonia of the Central and Western Tropical Pacific Ocean: I. Oligosiphonia
    (University of Hawai'i Press, 1968-01) Hollenberg, George J.
    Twenty-four tetrasiphonous species are described. The following species or varieties are new: Polysiphonia anomala, P. apiculata, P. delicatula, P. flaceidissima var. decimera, P. flaccidissima var. iki, P. flaccidissima var. lopi, P. hawaiiensis, P. herpa, P. poko, P. poko var. longii, P. profunda, P. pseudovillum, P. quadrata, P. rubrorhiza, P. setacea, P. sphaerocarpa var. distans, P. sphaerocarpa var. filifera , P. subtilissima var. abbottae, P. tenais, P. tuberose, P. scopulorum var. macrotrichia, P. scopulorum var. minima. The following new combinations are made: P. saccorhiza (Collins and Hervey) comb. nov., P. sparsa (Setchell) comb. nov., P. scopuloram var. villum 0. G. Agardh) comb. nov., P. mollis var. tongatensis (Harvey) comb. nov.
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