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Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. scorpioides (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. scorpioides (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh 1817: 31

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Basionym
Fucus scorpioides O.F.Müller

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 11 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 15 December 2018.

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