Sphaerococcus flaccidus Suhr 1834: 728, pl. I: fig. 11
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen Küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17(46, 47): 721-735, 737-743, pls I, II (figs. 1-21).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delisea flaccida (Suhr) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 728).
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.