Sphacelaria pennata var. fusca ( ) D.E.G.Irvine
Sphacelaria pennata var. fusca (Lyngbye) D.E.G.Irvine 1956: 32
Published in: Irvine, D.E.G. (1956). Notes on British species of the genus Sphacelaria Lyngb. Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh 37: 24-45.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh
Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye
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.
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 19 July 2019.