Spyridia hypnoides (Bory)
Spyridia hypnoides (Bory) Papenfuss Tanzania; detail of apices
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Spyridia hypnoides (Bory) Papenfuss 1968: 281
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1968). Notes on South African marine algae. V. Journal of South African Botany 34: 267-287.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Thamnophora hypnoides Bory
Type locality: Cape Comorin, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 428). Type: PC? herb. Bory (Yoshida 1998: 938).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).
Thamnophora hypnoides Bory 1834
Alsidium ericoides Hering 1841
Bindera insignis J.Agardh 1841
Ceramium aculeatum C.Agardh ex Decaisne 1841
Spyridia aculeata (C.Agardh ex Decaisne) Kützing 1843
Spyridia ericoides (Hering) Kützing 1847
Spyridia insignis (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851
Spyridia tetracantha Kützing 1862
“We have for now placed all records of S. filamentosa from São Tomé under S. hypnoides until such time as the material on which they are based is re-examined and the original determination verified.” (Lawson & John, 1987)
John et al. (2004) cite Spyridia aculeata (Schimper) Kütz. and S. armata Kütz. as synonyms of this species.
John et al. (2003) do not distinguish between Spyridia hypnoides (Bory) Papenfuss and f. inermis (Børgesen) G.W. Lawson & D.M. John when presenting distributions and it is assumed that the records are the same as those in Lawson & John (1987).
This is a marine species.
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Created: 12 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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