Conferva flexuosa , nom. illeg.
Conferva flexuosa Roth 1800: 188, nom. illeg.
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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 Ulva flexuosa Wulfen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illeglitimate: priority for Conferva flexuosa O.F. Müller, 1782. - (29 Aug 2007) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Duino, near Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 731). Type: W Wulfen No. 23 (Womersley 1984: 157).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 19 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.