Conferva implexa Dillwyn 1809: 46, suppl. pl. B
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhizoclonium riparium var. implexum (Dillwyn) Rosenvinge
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled, entwined, interwoven, interlaced (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Rhizoclonium tortuosum (Dillwyn) Kützing.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bantry, Ireland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 786). Type: Miss Ellen Hutchins; BM-K (Yoshida, 1998)
Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 November 2011 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 22 February 2019.