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Sphaerococcus coccineus Wahlenberg

Publication details
Sphaerococcus coccineus Wahlenberg 1826: 898

Published in: Wahlenberg, G. (1826). Flora suecica: enumerans plantas sueciae indigenas cum synopsi classium ordinumque, characteribus generum, differentiis specierum, synonymis citationibusque selectis, locis regionibusque natalibus, descriptionibus habitualibus nomina incolarum et qualitates plantarum illustrantibus:post Linnæum edita. Pars posterior. pp. 429-1117. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: suis impensis excudebant Palmblad & C.

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 Euthora cristata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 15 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 24 August 2006 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 23 September 2018.

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