Splachnidium rugosum (Linnaeus) Greville Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Ulva rugosa Linnaeus 1771: 311
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi],  - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Splachnidium rugosum (Linnaeus) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cap. b. Spei [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Linnaeus 1771: 311). Type: Koenig 39; LINN 1275.8 (Womersley 1987: 144).
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 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 24 March 2019.