Sarconema furcellatum Zanardini 1858: 264, pl. X : fig. 1
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1858 '1857'). Plantarum in mari Rubro hucusque collectarum enumerato (juvante A. Figari). Memoirie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 7: 209-309, pls III-XIV.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sarconema.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. Berenice, Suakin. — Portier!" [Berenice, Egypt; Suakin, Sudan] (Zanardini 1858: 264).
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.
Aleem, A.A. (1948). The recent migration of certain Indo-Pacific algae from the Red Sea into the Mediterranean. New Phytologist 47: 88-94.
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.
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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