Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.
Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.Agardh 1817: xvii
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea divaricata (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 16 February 2019.