Hormiscia penicilliformis ( )
Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1866: 12
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormiscia is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Conferva peniciliformis Roth
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens (Roth 1806: 71). Isotype: LD herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artists camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
(as Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug)
Japanese: Shirio-midoro (Tokida 1954).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Hormiscia&species=penicilliformis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Hormiscia&Species=penicilliformis
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.