Conferva nuda Harvey in Mackay 1836: 229
Published in: Mackay, J.T. (1836). Flora hibernica comprising the flowering plants ferns Characeae Musci Hepaticae Lichenes and Algae of Ireland arranged according to the natural system with a synopsis of the genera according to the Linnaean system. pp. i-xxxiv, 1-354 (Part 1, includes Algae by W.H. Harvey); 275 (Part 2, by Thomas Taylor). Dublin & Edinburgh: Simpkin Marshall & Co. Fraser & Co.
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 Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Isotype locality: On basalt rocks, Portstewart [Northern Ireland] (Mackay 1836: 229). Isotype: L 937/278/209 (Hoek 1963: 66). Notes: Van den Hoek (1963: 66) notes type of this species is in herbarium Harvey (TCD).
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 January 2009 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 21 February 2019.