Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray)
Botryocladia uvaria (J.A.Murray) Harvey 1853: 191, 249
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Botryocladia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Botryocladia botryoides (Wulfen) Feldmann
Fucus uvarius J.A.Murray
Type locality: "Habitat in Oceano Asiatico" (Murray 1774: 811).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a cluster of grapes (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 12 February 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 23 February 2019.