Gigartina confervoides var. plicata ( )
Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; showing carposporangial swellings
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Gigartina confervoides var. plicata (Esper) Lyngbye 1819: 43
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
Fucus plicatus Hudson
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis [Dwells on marine shores, England] (Hudson 1762: 470). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 213). Notes: Lectotype: BM. An unlocalized, undated Hudson specimen accepted as of provisional lectotype status. England.
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.