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Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh 1822: 283

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium spinulosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Gades [Cadiz] (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Cabrera; Herb. Agardh, LD (Dixon 1959: 345).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.

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