Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux Madeira, with Cystoseira compressa
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Fucus musciformis Wulfen 1791: 54, species CCXCV , pl. 14: fig. 3
Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1791 '1789'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem, spectantia cum figuris. Vol. III. In: . ( Eds), pp. -306. Vindobonae [Vienna]: Ex Officina Wappleriana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.