Conferva moniliformis Withering 1776: 750
Published in: Withering, W. (1776). A botanical arrangement of all the vegetables naturally growing in Great Britain: with descriptions of the genera and species, according to the system of the celebrated Linnaeus. Being an attempt to render them familiar to those who are unacquainted with the learned languages. Under each species are added, the most remarkable varieties, the natural places of growth, the duration, the time of flowering, the peculiarities of structure, the common English names; the names of Gerard, Parkinson, Ray and Bauhine. The uses as medicines, or as poisons; as food for men, for brutes, and for insects. With their application in oeconomy and in the arts. With an easy introduction to the study of botany. Shewing the method of investigating plants, and directions how to dry and preserve specimens. The whole illustrated by copper plates and a copious glossary, Volume 2. pp. [i]-xcvi, -838, pls I-XII. Birmingham: Printed by M. Swinney, for T. Cadel and P. Elmsley, and G. Robinson.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
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Created: 20 February 2019 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 26 March 2019.