Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh Barn Pool at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cremyll, Cornwall, England, UK; SX 45595 52810; midtidal pool
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Ulva plumosa Hudson 1778: 571
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: prope Exmouth in Devonia [Exmouth, Devon, England] (Hudson 1778: 571). Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 282) the type is lost.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 April 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.