Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye 1819: 105
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Although often considered the basionym of Sphacelaria pennata, Prud’homme van Reine (1982: 242) has rejected Conferva pennata Hudson as a "nomen dubium confusum" (see also Dixon & Parkes (1968: 80); the next earliest certain name is Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye (1819). - (31 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994).
Created: 06 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 December 2007 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 23 August 2019.