Sphaerococcus multipartitus var. lichenoides (Turner) C.
Sphaerococcus multipartitus var. lichenoides (Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 249
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria foliifera (Forsskål) Børgesen
Type locality: Red Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 169).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divided into many parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 158), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Gracilaria foliifera but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synomy
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 23 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 01 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 January 2019.