Hypnea armata (C. ) J. , nom. illeg.
Hypnea armata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 444, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea spicifera (Suhr) Harvey
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 306).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 August 2006 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.