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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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 22 May 2019.