Delisea flaccida ( )
Delisea flaccida (Suhr) Papenfuss 1940: 214
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus flaccidus Suhr
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 728).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
Bonnemaisonia suhrii (J.Agardh) Endlicher 1843
According to Papenfuss (notes), the name Euctenodus labillardieri has been misapplied to this species by Hohenacker (1860 [1852-1862]: no. 400)
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 November 2005 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 21 January 2019.