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Sphaerococcus plicatus var. hippuroides (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus plicatus var. hippuroides (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822: 314

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 Dictyosiphon foeniculaceus (Hudson) Greville

Basionym
Scytosiphon hippuroides Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 June 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 22 September 2018.

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