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Sphaerococcus plumosus (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg

Publication details
Sphaerococcus plumosus (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg 1826: 899

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 Ptilota gunneri P.C.Silva, Maggs & L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Fucus plumosus Linnaeus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 27 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 18 October 2018.

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