Sphacelaria cirrosa var. pennata ( )
Sphacelaria cirrosa var. pennata (Lyngbye) Hauck 1884: 345, fig. 343 (as 'cirrhosa' )
Published in: Hauck, F. (1884). Die Meeresalgen Deutschlands und Österreichs. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, Zweite Auflage. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 321-512. Leipzig: Euard Kummer.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh
Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tendrilled, ending in a narrow curled or wavy appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Although often considered the basionym of Sphacelaria pennata, Prud’homme van Reine (1982: 242) has rejected Conferva pennata Hudson as a "nomen dubium confusum" (see also Dixon & Parkes (1968: 80); the next earliest certain name is Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye (1819). - (31 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.