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Sphaerococcus cirrhosus (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus cirrhosus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: XV

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Plocamium cirrhosum (Turner) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Fucus cirrhosus Turner

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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 23 July 2019.

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