Sphaerococcus cirrhosus (Turner) C.
Sphaerococcus cirrhosus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: XV
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne
Fucus cirrhosus Turner
Type locality: Dusky Sound, Fiordland region of the South Island, New Zealand (Wynne 2002: 142). Type: "Mr. Andrews" [most likely Mr. W. Anderson]; "1774" [and error for 1773]; BM 44253 (Wynne 2002: 142). Notes: In Banksian Herbarium (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.